Lavender Basketry Workshop - BOOKED OUT
Stitched Exposed-Core Lavender Basket
When: Saturday 11 May 10.30 am – 2.30 pm
Where: Plant Craft Cottage RBGV, Melbourne Gardens enter via H Gate
Cost: Friends $65 Non-members $80
All materials and morning tea provided. BYO lunch.
Bookings essential. Maximum number of participants – 8.
In this workshop you will work with dried English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) to make a coiled basket using a variety of stitching materials including raffia, linen thread and cotton. The lavender fragrance remains for many years.
Written instructions for collecting and drying plant materials will be included, along with tips from the Cottage basket-makers on simple techniques for basket-making.
Warning: Lavender can sometimes cause an allergic reaction, such as sneezing and sore eyes. The workshop will be held outdoors under cover.
or phone Friends' office for Enquiries or bookings - 03 9650 6398