Tjanpi Desert Weavers - Learn to Weave Kit


ArtLearn to weave a basket with the Tjanpi Desert Weavers Learn to Weave Kit

Everything you need to get started, stylishly presented in a simple, natural cotton drawstring bag:

  • 1x natural raffia bundle
  • 3x coloured raffia bundles
  • 1 x industrial sail makers needle

Designed to be used in conjunction with the Weaving Tutorial Video and PDF instructions available on the Tjanpi Desert Weavers website

The Tjanpi Desert Weavers are a social enterprise of the Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yakunytjatjara Women’s council, which represents over 400 female artists from 26 remote communities spread across the vast NPY lands.

Tjanpi is the word for grass in the Pitjantjatjara language. Tjanpi artists use native grasses to make spectacular contemporary fibre art, weaving beautiful baskets and sculptures and displaying endless creativity and inventiveness.

Originally developed from the traditional practice of making manguri rings, working with fibre in this way has become a fundamental part of Central and Western desert culture. The Tjanpi Desert Weavers celebrate life, creativity, and country.

Kit size: 300x220x80mm

Weight: 200g approx

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