Join Put Your Heart Into It Studio for an evening of basket weaving and learn how to create your vessel using fair-trade rope, naturally dyed raffia, yarn, fabric and natural materials. Explore how to build different shapes, lids and how to incorporate fabric, leaves and other items using coiling, stitching, and twining.
Take home your handmade coiled and twined vessel and lots of inspiration for other basket making techniques. Enjoy the relaxing, cosy studio and take time for you to be creative and mindful.
The workshop includes all materials, grazing food, organic wine and fair trade tea.
The teacher, Roz Slade is a Melbourne textile designer and maker interested in supporting society’s deep social connection to textiles and nurturing an interest in the therapeutic act of hand-making. After graduating Textile Design and Development at RMIT, where she majored in weave and print-making, she stepped away from the ethical drift of fast fashion and textile waste, to create a modest range of high-quality products featuring sustainable methods and ethically sourced materials under the brand Be Kind Textiles.