From centuries, humans has been employed in creating bags and baskets, using his ingenuity to create different forms and shapes from material available to him. There has been developments over the years with regard to the materials used as well. Almost any pliable material like, grass, leather, fabric, paper, synthetic fibers such as nylon and wire mesh, have opened their way into a designer's workspace in several developments. The oldest known baskets were 10,000 to 12,000 years old. Baskets rarely survive, as they are made from perishable materials.
Weaving of baskets is considered as one of the oldest known crafts in the past of any human evolution. The basket is an everyday necessity in our daily lives. Basket weaving is an art form and a talent which allows women and men across the country to express themselves and their imaginations into various different forms and shapes.
Basketry is a craft found all over the country, the choices and styles are boundless and numerous. The tradition is that baskets are defined as containers that are woven by hand from pliable materials. Baskets are purely made for appealing reasons with sophisticated patterns, striking colours, and often more bendable fibers. Various materials are available for creating these beautiful products, which is strong, pliable, and light to carry. Baskets may have distinct bottoms and tops, but they are basically continuous surfaces.
Today this craft form has been marginalised and that’s why Bengaluru ByDesign and workbench projects bring too you an exciting workshop on using wire weaving technique to create contemporary design products. Come learn from the experts and make yourself an exclusive product while learning the craft technique of weaving.
You can learn to make an array or products from Laptop Sleeves, clutches, card holders or simple pouches. Hurry and register now before the seats are taken.