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Coiling with Reclaimed Materials

Weaving with your waste - 17 & 24 April 2019

Class Artwork – Coiling and Weaving
Tutor: Cherry Corr
2 night workshop
Wednesday, 17th April &
Thursday, 1st January 1970
6:00pm - 9:00pm
16 - Adult
All Levels

NOTE: This workshop is over 2 sessions, your booking will be for both sessions. There is a $10 materials fee payable  to the tutor on the first Wednesday.


Here’s a sculpture workshop to make an environmental difference! Learn how to twist and coil plastic bags and fabrics to create colourful, sculptural, practical vessels from waste materials.

Feeling frustrated at all that plastic going to landfill? Wanting a creative memory keepsake from that old school shirt or Nanna’s tablecloth?

Join sculptor Cherry Corr for two relaxing evening sessions as you learn a range of techniques based on the ancient basketry process of Coiling. You’ll learn how to upcycle reclaimed waste materials including plastic bags, plastic packaging and old clothing to create a unique vessel.

Materials fee of $10 p/p supplies needles, binding material and some prepared recycled plastics and fabrics.

Please bring

  • Sharp scissors
  • Collected plastic bags and soft flexible plastic packaging (e.g. thick shopping bags, bread bags, pre-packaged fruit and vegetable bags, colourful biscuit and chip packets, dry-cleaning covers etc.)
  • 2 clean household fabric items destined for the discard pile, e.g. clothing, tea towels, linen or remnant fabrics – to be cut up

Please note: Do not bring thin plastic supermarket and produce bags.

All plastic food packaging must be washed and dried before class. Wash them in warm water and dishwashing detergent, rinse and hang out to dry.


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