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Rush Bag workshop

Weave yourself a Rush Bag with Rachel Frost

Weave yourself a Rush Bag with Rachel Frost

9.30 - 5pm
£75 Lunch included
Material Charges from approx £15

Weave your very own bespoke rush bag with Rachel Frost

This is a wonderful opportunity to make your own personal woven rush bag in a day, using the native common bulrush (Scirpus Lacustris). working on wooden blocks, you will learn how to weave this wonderfully supple material using techniques common to basketry, to create a unique bag to use and treasure.

 

 

Other dates for this course - see the table below to book:

 Thursday 27 June ~ Wed 28 August 2019

Kindly note there will be a materials charge payable directly to the tutor on the day, from approx £15 upwards depending on the item made... Typically this course runs with 8 students. Suitable for beginners / Ints.

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R.About the Artist. aRachel works in a variety of mediums and disciplines, focusing on the reproduction of historic and traditional crafts. She specialises in the making of traditionally felted hats and the weaving of baskets.  Her work can be found in museums and private collections worldwide. In 2009 she received the Janet Arnold Award for costume study and has twice received the South of Scotland VACMA award for her hat business. She is a member of the Incorporation of hat makers and dyers in Edinburgh.

Workshop Details

Workshop Date Thu 27th June 2019 9:30 am
Available places 0
Individual Price £75.00
We are no longer accepting registration for this workshop
Quirky Workshops, Cumbria