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[Online] Coiled Raffia Basket Making Class

[Online] Coiled Raffia Basket Making Class
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Regular price $50.00

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Join us for a live virtual online class to make a coiled raffia basket!

{Looking instead to join an in-person session? Find it here!}

We'll start out by discussing various coiled basketry techniques and our star material for the day: raffia! It’s an amazing plant fiber that is strong and pliable and available in its natural state or dyed to provide pops of color in your work.

Next we’ll get started on our baskets and talk about sizing, shaping, and creating patterns. Once you’ve mastered the coiling technique, you’ll get in the flow and relax through the repetitive motion. 

While you likely won't finish your basket in class (unless you want to make a really tiny one), we'll wrap up with a demonstration of how to complete those last final steps when you're ready. Apply the same techniques in the future to create larger and differently shaped bowls, trays, and baskets. 

No experience necessary and supplies provided! 

Follow along and ask questions in real time with instruction and demonstration from our talented Teaching Artist via the Zoom video platform. You’ll log off with the inspiration to get started on your next project! 


How to join:

Register here and during checkout select whether you'd like the class supply kit shipped to you or available for pick up at the studio during our limited pickup times

Please register in advance to make sure the kit will arrive in time!

The class will be hosted virtually through Zoom and the details for joining will be emailed to you after you register.  Learn more about the technology and accessing our online classes.

Class time listed is Pacific Time Zone.

 

Supply Kit:

Supply kit includes materials to create a ~5" basket:

  • two bundles of raffia ribbon, including tan (for core and wrapping) and a color of your choice (for accent color)
  • tapestry needle

Not included, but also needed, is scissors

  

Cancellation Policy:

Please let us know as soon as possible if you're unable to attend. We will issue refunds, transfers, or credits of the class registration fee only ($30) and require contact via email in advance of the class with the request. Once the supplies are shipped or marked as ready for pickup, these are now yours to keep regardless if you're able to attend class!

Learn more about our policies 


Class Packs:

Would you like to use your Class Pack to sign up for this class and receive the supply kit? Sure! Simply enter your Class Pack code during checkout. While the class fee and kit will both be coveredyou'll still be responsible for any shipping fees due for the supply kit. 

 

Want to make a basket with others in person?

Join us in the studio for an in-person three hour workshop. Our studio workshops include work time to complete a finished project and a fun social atmosphere (there are drinks!)


Teaching Artist

 

Liz Wright Assembly teaching artist

Liz Wright, the founder and Chief Creative Lady of Assembly, is a multi-disciplinary maker with an extensive history of creative projects and pursuits. She considers herself a lifelong learner and enjoys the challenges and thrills of learning a new skill and supporting others to do the same. 

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