Textile Basket and Slow Stitching Bundle

Learn to use your craft stash and recycled fabrics to make beautiful textile works.

Priced in US dollars

These two workshop focus on textiles and the use of up cycled textiles.

Textile Baskets - In this workshop you will learn how to create beautiful coiled baskets made from your fabric stash, spare clothes or thrifted materials.

The course will cover the following topics.

  • What tools you'll need
  • What fabrics you can use
  • How to create a colour pallet and work with texture
  • Starting a basket
  • Keeping your basket flat, firm and how to shape it
  • Finishing off your basket

Note: This course also includes left handed examples of all instructions (this course only)

Slow Stitching includes

Hand stitching has been used in many cultures such as the Japanese Boro, Indian Kantha, hand stitched quilts, making and mending clothing and textiles. We are now connecting with these old traditions to create beautiful works.

Explore this slow stitching process where we reuse fabrics and clothes. We will explore texture, stitch and colour to create new old-look textile pieces, which could be, an art piece, a stitch journal, a bag or even an item of clothing.

The workshop covers

What you will need

Uses for Slow Stitching

Sourcing and choosing your fabrics

How to create 10 different stitches

Working with colour

Choosing your fabric

Creating stitched circles

Putting in a zip and making a loop

Layering fabric

Finding Inspiration and Working with your Ideas

Please note these creative workshops are for personal use only and are not to be used or replicated in a commercial manner. By enrolling in a Craft School Oz online course you agree to this.

Your Instructor

Ruth Woods
Ruth Woods

Ruth Woods is a dedicated and experienced professional in the arts and crafts sector, having devoted over 30 years to teaching in this field. She founded Craft School Oz a decade ago, providing a platform for individuals to learn and explore their creativity.

Recently, Ruth has expanded her offerings through an online school, offering a variety of workshops focused on basketry and slow stitching. Her latest achievement includes the publication of a popular book titled "Finding Form with Fibre," which highlights the work of talented artists and explores different basketry techniques. Ruth's genuine passion for her craft and commitment to sharing her knowledge inspire and empower aspiring artists worldwide.

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?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

Get started now!