Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of driftwood rib basket making with Tanya, a skilled basketmaker hailing from Upper Moutere, South Island. Join us at Wonder Journal's outdoor workshop for a unique experience in crafting enduring and practical accessories.

About Tanya Doty

Tanya has been crafting willow baskets since her first course with Golden Bay basketmaker Peter Greer in 2008. Self-taught and deeply passionate about the craft, she dedicates her days to bending sustainable willow sticks into baskets, blending tradition with contemporary flair. Tanya also enjoys experimenting with natural fibers, bringing a modern touch to the timeless art of basket making.

Don't miss this opportunity to craft something beautiful while enjoying the outdoors and the communal spirit of crafting. Join in for a day filled with creativity and connection at Wonder Journal!

Sunday, 25th February, from 9:30am to 3:30pm, at the Wonder Journal store in Britomart. Take part in this outdoor workshop and craft for $190.

All tools and materials are provided. Secure your spot by booking in advance – DM or email

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Last updated: 11 January 2024