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Tjanpi Desert Weavers: Raffia Weaving Kit - Learn to Weave Your Own Basket

Learn to weave a basket.  Tjanpi Desert Weavers Learn to Weave Kit includes everything you need to get started - designed to be used in conjunction with the Weaving Tutorial Video and PDF instructions available on the Tjanpi Desert Weavers website.

Kit includes - 1x natural raffia bundle, 3x coloured raffia bundles and 1 x industrial sail makers needle, all stylishly presented in a simple, natural cotton drawstring bag.

The Tjanpi Desert Weavers are a social enterprise of the Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yakunytjatjara Women’s council.

Tjanpi is the word for grass in the Pitjantjatjara language. The Tjanpi Desert Weavers collective represent over 400 female artists from 26 remote communities spread across the vast NPY lands.

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.

300x220x80mm, 200g approx.

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