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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 Filling up. There are only 1 places available.
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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