Sculptural Basketry at Creswick Neighbourhood Centre

Wearing masks indoors did not dampen the enthusiasm at the Sculptural Basketry workshop last Saturday 12th June. Towards the start of the workshop I asked, “Who has worked with wire?” and no-one put their hand up! Despite this, beginners wrangled with wire and natural materials (muehlenbeckia & silver birch branches) to make beautiful work. Not … More Sculptural Basketry at Creswick Neighbourhood Centre

Across the Arts

I am off to Wangaratta on Friday April 23 to help a group of weavers create a community artwork for Across the Arts. The community artwork is a pair of platypuses that will be woven the week leading up to and then displayed during the Arts Festival. On Saturday May 1 & Sunday May 2 … More Across the Arts

Melon Basketry at the Plant Craft Cottage

Thanks to the Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens for inviting me back to their historic cottage last Saturday February 27. The weather was perfect for working outdoors, which ensured appropriate social distancing. I bought a range of plant material for participants to weave into their melon baskets, that I had collected during the summer … More Melon Basketry at the Plant Craft Cottage