Below is a list of workshops for adults that Mary is running, with booking details. If you are interested in Mary leading a workshop for an interested group, then please get in touch.

Chelsea Physic Garden
28 April 2017

Inspired by seed pods in the Garden, use textile basketry techniques to create seed pod forms. Using rope and threads, discover how these materials can be woven into a range of textures, colours and patterns.

Ticket price includes lunch.

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To book through the Chelsea Physic Garden, please click on the link.

Chelsea Physic Garden
66 Royal Hospital Road

West Dean College
TEXTILE BASKETRY - twining and looping using moulds
7 - 9 July 2017

Learn techniques of twining and simple looping, making a connection with basketry and textiles. Work around simple moulds to make samples using both techniques and achieve an understanding of how to create woven structures, using a range of fine flexible materials.


To book through West Dean College, please click on the link.

West Dean - The Edward James Foundation
West Dean
Nr Chichester
West Sussex
PO18 0QZ

Plas Tan y Bwlch
20 - 22 October 2017

This introductory course provides an opportunity to explore and experiment with the technique of twining, with the aim of creating a range of woven forms; from small baskets, to pods and pockets. Worked in the hands, twining makes connections between traditional basketry and textiles. Working with a range of natural and man-made materials, there will be an opportunity to learn the technique and experiment with colours, patterns and textures. A suitable course for anyone with an interest in textiles or basketry, beginners and more experienced students are most welcome.

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To book through Plas Tan y Bwlch, click on the link.

Plas Tan y Bwlch
Snowdonia National Park Centre
Maentwrog, Blaenau Ffestiniog
LL41 3YU