Weave a rush bag

Sunday 12th August 2018



The course

An opportunity to weave your own rush bag using indigenous common bulrush, scirpus lacustris. Working on wooden blocks and using techniques common to basketry, each participant will complete a medium sized bag with optional handles.

The tutor

Rachel Frost has been a professional historic milliner for the past 10 years, making hats in a variety of materials for museums and private collections worldwide.
She has recently received the Janet Arnold award for costume research and is currently making a study of early hats in Britain.

Participant information

All materials will be provided.

Fee and refreshments

£65 per person, to include tuition, teas and coffees. Please let the Museum know in advance any special dietary requirements. The Museum café will be open or you can bring a packed lunch.



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