How to wrap 5 eggs - 19 April

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How to wrap 5 eggs - 19 April

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: 19 April 2018
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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Travel and Accommodation:

If you are travelling from afar we can help you to find lovely overnight accommodation. Please ask.

If you are travelling from abroad we can pick up from Gatwick International Airport for a cost of £35 or from Lewes or Uckfield train stations at no charge.

Course Terms and Conditions:

Your place on a course is only secured by booking and paying in full in advance. 

Cancellations:

If you cancel having paid, I'll refund 90% of your fee if I'm able to fill your place. If I'm not able to fill your place you’ll forfeit your fee. I will make every reasonable effort to find someone to take your place. If you book and pay but do not attend the course, no refund will be given. No refunds can be given if you cancel or fail to attend. In the unlikely event that I need to cancel the course, you’ll receive a full refund. Bookings are not transferable.

Accessibility;

A certain level of physical ability is required for these courses. My aim is to make my willow daysaccessible but if you do have mobility issues please contact me before you book. My courses are designed for adults, however, age 15 + olds are welcome if accompanied by a responsible, participating adult.