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Coiled Raffia Coasters

Learn how to make a set of coasters or tablemat using the coiling method, an ancient weaving technique
Kings Cross
£35 pp
What happens in this class?

Basketweaving is an ancient craft that incorporates many materials and weaving styles. It is also just as much a creative process as it is calming, social and meditative.

This workshop will give you an introduction into the coiled technique. Coiling is typically a ‘foragers’ weaving style, an ancient and versatile technique that is used worldwide with the materials adapting to the native area.

In this class we will be using a range of natural and coloured raffia to produce a flat weave that could be used as drinks coasters or a small mat.

You will be provided with a starter…

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Things to remember

If you would like to bring any extra materials to weave with (such as wool/fabric offcuts/plastic bags/natural materials) please feel free.

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Age Requirement

The teacher of this class has confirmed they have an up to date DBS check. If required, please get in touch for a copy of this certificate.

Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.
Your Teacher

Emily is a potter and basketweaver passionate about sharing her skills with you! Making with our hands is so important; it makes us feel connected and present to materials and process and unleashes the creativity in everyone. Emily works from her little garden shed in Carshalton and hosts workshops from various locations in and around London. Please keep a look out here and hopefully something catches your eye!

Alternatively if are interested in 1-1 or family/friend workshops then please get in touch.

Class Location
Botanical Boys
Kings Cross
Coal Drops Yard
11 Lower Stable Street