Techniques

Collecting grasses

Margaret, Aunty Gwen, Janelle and Teresa collect grasses from the local area.

 



 

 



Preparation

The collected grasses and reeds are returned to the workshed in Casino.

They are allowed to dry a little, then the weaving process begins.

 



 

 



Weaving

This woven basket is now nearing completion.

 



 

 



Completion

Woven articles includes baskets, mats and dilly-bags.

These can be small through to very large, depending on the purpose and how much needs to be carried.

 



 

 



Teaching the skills

Teresa takes a strand of grasses while working with students from Casino High School.