Escape ARTfest – An Introduction to Traditional Irish Basketry
Thu 05 Oct - Milton CWA Hall, Milton
Thu 05 Oct
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Milton CWA Hall
Join local basket maker Lissa de Sailles in this workshop where you will learn how to make a bread basket using traditional Irish basketry techniques. This workshop will suit beginners or experienced makers.”
Lissa has studied basketry since 2013, firstly with Jim Walliss. In 2015 and 2016 Lissa became the first Australian to travel to Ireland to learn traditional Irish basketry with master maker Joe Hogan and his son Ciaran. In July and August 2017 she will further her skills on a six week study tour of the USA. Her work is available for sale in Sydney, Nowra, Dubai and British Columbia.