How to Weave a Fairy House/Gnome Home Condo


Learn how to make a solid base that is woven, starting a basket with triple twining, making hills and valleys around the side, ti-twining with the seed stems, adding in new finishing spokes from cane, matchstick border to finish. The sides are approximately 7″ before they start sloping in with seed stems (palm inflorescence). 4.5″ by 8.5″ is the base size. What fun to combine baskets and clay, the possibilities are infinite!

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In-Depth Instructions

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What You Will Learn

Class 01:

  • Materials and tools needed to make baskets
  • How to make a solid woven square base
  • Backing a row
  • Tripple Twining #2

Class 02:

  • Packing
  • Chase weaving
  • Twining with two pieces
  • Incorporating different materials
  • How to Step Up with twining
  • How to Splice

Class 03:

  • Weaving hills and valleys
  • How to Step Up with tripple twining
  • Stacking technique
  • Framing
  • Continuous weave

Class 04:

  • Basic ending technique

Class 05:

  • Ti-twining: adding elements such as palm inflorescence and pine needles
  • Shaping your basket

Class 06:

  • Spoke extender
  • Continuous weaving with cane

Class 07:

  • Matchstick border to finish
  • Finishing weaving touches

Class 08:

  • How to make the polymer clay roof

Class 09:

  • Finishing


  • How to weave a basket with a doorway
  • How to make polymer clay doors
  • Chat transcript

Open Facebook Group to students of this course:
Curious Mondo: How to Weave a Fairy House

Time table:
9 hours

Intermediate / Advanced

Target market:
Basket weavers, fiber lovers

Main objective:
Learn how to weave an intricate basket and how to combine polymer clay.


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