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Wild Basket Making Workshop

Wild Basket Making Workshop


  • Sat 24 Sep, 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Sun 25 Sep, 10:00am – 4:00pm


Fairholme Gallery, 637 East Takaka Road, Golden Bay



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Two Day Workshops run Saturday and Sunday 10am - 4pm.

Multi-disciplined fibre artist Anita Peters is offering to share her techniques of making baskets using a variety of natural and found materials located at her unique outdoor garden studio in the beautiful Golden Bay.

The workshop commences with the fundamentals of basic basket construction before exploring the exciting challenges of incorporating ‘found and foraged' materials gathered from the homestead's woodland garden to create baskets of every shape and form. Cane and willow are available to make a traditional basket if preferred, materials cost extra according to weight. There is an option to bring along your own wild materials to trial at the workshop, suitable materials information will be sent on enrolment.

If you have previously attended Anita's workshop you are welcome to return for day two to build on your existing skills. Inquire

The location for this workshop is at the private historic homestead of Fairholme, set in an idyllic rural setting with unique wild gardens and surrounds. East Takaka is a one and a half hours scenic drive from Central Nelson.

On-site accommodation including an option for self-contained campervan parking; inquiries welcome, bookings essential

Also, options are available for individual or small group tuition with workshops tailored to suit your personal needs and itinerary - please inquire

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