Ply Split Braiding - An introduction to the technique and further explorations
Date:Sat November 15, 2008 Location:Westhope College, Craven Arms, Shropshire SY7 9JL Phone: 01584 861293 Web: http://www.westhope.org.uk Designers:None confirmed.
Saturday workshop. Ply splitting has traditionally been used to make camel girths and animal regalia in Rajasthan and Gujarat, India. Work with Julie Hedges in this versatile technique using highly twisted colourful cords in cotton and linen to make exciting shaped braids which may be used for textile accessories, jewellery and three dimensional pieces. For beginners and those with some experience of Ply-Splitting. Fee: £50.