Random Weave: Make your own fruit basket

Random Weave Wisteria, Jenny Cooper. Image: Sam Cooper 2013

Random Weave: Make your own fruit basket

With Lisa Stevenson


Saturday 2 July 2022

$140 per person

Includes all materials.

Make your own fruit basket with this one off random weave workshop with textile artist Lisa Stevenson. Suitable for beginners, learn how to use commonly available garden plants to create your basket. Beginning with a few loops and defining the internal volume of a rounded form, you will be shown how to gradually weave into gaps and spaces to create an open weave container for displaying vegetables or fruit. No prior experience is necessary.

This workshop is part of a special series presented by The Fibre Basket Makers of the ACT. Explore the full suite of workshops here.

About Lisa Stevenson

Lisa Stevenson has been weaving since 2016 with the Fibre Basket Makers group. Her passion for natural materials and fascination with traditional basketry has grown and developed in that time, along with her technical skills. She is currently studying Visual Art with a focus on textiles at ANU and she draws inspiration from materials that she has grown or sourced from around her home just outside the Act.

About The Fibre Basket Makers of the ACT

The Fibre Basket Makers of the ACT is a collective of makers that meet once a month to share techniques, materials, conversation, support and inspiration. The group has been meeting and weaving together for over 15 years. Areas of interest and expertise include: traditional basketry techniques, fibre identification and collection.

Facebook: @actfibrebasketmakers

Instagram: @actbasketry

More info

Please contact Belco Arts via email, or phone (02) 6173 3300.

We are committed to your safety. Workshops at Belco Arts are well ventilated and have a maximum capacity of 13 people, including the tutor. Individual workspaces are socially distanced, with masks and hand sanitiser readily available. We encourage workshop participants to be fully vaccinated, including booster vaccinations where possible, and highly recommend the use of masks when in workshops (even if not required by ACT health directives). If you have any concerns, please get in touch with us.