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Fibre Art Coiled Basketry  NEW

Get hands on with an ancient craft of basketry, transformed into a modern sculptural medium.

Learn the technique of hidden core coiling, a technique that involves wrapping or stitching a weaver around a core. Weave with beautiful coloured raffia, hand dyed using botanical dyes. You will learn the fundamental skills of coiling, making a start, shaping, adding materials and embellishments.

  • Adults: $242.00
  • Under 18: $242.00

Prices include GST


Age 16+
Skill Level Everyone
Time slot Whole week - mornings only
Status 2022 details coming soon.
Location Bellingen Public School

More about the course

Sue will demonstrate varied techniques and will be hands on when teaching differing stitches and wrapping styles. You’ll start with a simple basket, then move to larger baskets with more advanced stitches, as well pieces of wall art or make a unique piece of jewellery.

Please feel free to contact Sue on playingwithfibre2@gmail.com if you have any questions. 



Sue Connor

Sue Connor

As well as twenty-five years as a primary school teacher, Sue is a talented textile and fibre artist and over the last five years, has been continuously running workshops in felting, botanical dyeing and basketry.

Course Requirements

All materials will be supplied at a cost of $40 per participant - including Sue's hand dyed (using botanical dyes) raffia. This is payable to the tutor on the first day of the course.

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