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Raffia Baskets

Learn to make stunning raffia baskets using five different techniques.

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How to Make a Raffia Basket

Raffia is an amazing plant fibre that can be used for many crafts.

It is a great fibre to start off your basket making journey as it is strong, pliable and versatile. You can create great shapes and it’s a really fun craft to learn.

In this course you will learn how to create many types of coiled baskets using this natural fibre with several techniques.

You will Learn

  • How to work with Raffia
  • The tools you will need
  • Five different starter circles
  • Five different coiling techniques
  • Shaping your basket
  • How to create handles
  • Finishing off and more ….


Your Instructor


Ruth Woods
Ruth Woods

Basket making is an ancient craft throughout the world and Ruth has loved exploring this craft for several years.

Ruth has drawn her inspiration from many sources and has learnt the skills from travelling and meeting women who have shared their knowledge. After visiting South East Asia, spending time on a floating village working with the water hyacinth plant, living in Arnhem Land and working with the Yolngu people for 18 months and being a member and active participant of the Basket Makers of Victoria she has bought together various styles and developed her own designs and methods and is now sharing her knowledge.

You can view more of her work on Instagram (@craftschooloz) and her website (www.craftschooloz.com)


Course Curriculum


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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase please contact us directly.

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