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Workshop Details 

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Introduction to Coiling with Raffia

This introductory workshop focuses on learning and practising the basic techniques required for starting, adding to and finishing off a coiling project. Most suitable for absolute beginners, this workshop is also suited to those who need to brush up on their basic techniques. Depending on the time allocated to this workshop, participants may also complete a small project of their choice. 

Minimum recommended workshop time:  2.5hours

 

Coiling with Raffia

Stage 2

This  workshop develops the basic techniques practised in the Introduction to Coiling with Raffia workshop. Participants will experiment with differing base shapes,  fibre thicknesses, colour composition and stitch length to explore texture, pattern and shape. Depending on the time allocated to this workshop, participants may also complete a small project of their choice. 

Minimum recommended workshop time:  2.5hours

 

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Preparing and Creating Cordage with Banana Fibre

Banana fibre has multiple uses as a sustainable component of paper, fabric and weaving materials. In this workshop,  participants learn how to harvest, strip and dry and prepare for use, the beautiful fibre found in banana stalks. 

Minimum recommended workshop time:  2.5hours