How to wrap 5 eggs

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How to wrap 5 eggs

90.00

AN EXPERIMENTAL BASKETMAKING DAY

ABOUT THIS DAY:
This is an playful and experimental day, working with an array of beautiful materials, textures and weaves, perfect for anyone interested in the crossover between textiles and basketry.
Using the beautiful and iconic Japanese catalogue ‘How to wrap 5 eggs’  as a focus,  you will be guided through various techniques in weaving and binding to produce a collection of samples using both soft and hard materials. Bring your own eggs!

DATES: 11th September
TIME:  10.00-4.30
VENUE:  Isfield, near Lewes, East Sussex
COST:   £90

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN:

·       How to wrap 4 or 5 eggs using rush and a simple weave

·       Techniques include: Pairing, reverse pairing, folding, plaiting,
cordage, knotting, packaging, wrapping

·       How to combine soft and rigid materials to make a vessel or package

·       How to use rush, raffia, flax, phormium, wire, willow, paper

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
All materials and tuition
A light vegetarian lunch
Tea, coffee and biscuits throughout the day

WHO IS THIS SUITABLE FOR:
This is suitable for total beginners, and intermediate basket makers too.  It will have a crossover with textiles and food packaging. A real chance to play!

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