Wild Basket Making WorkshopBowness Soapworks

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Wild Basket Making Workshop
Expert Guide
Melba Seto
Foraging
Material Harvesting
Tools Provided
For Basket Making
Outdoor Activity
Full-Day Workshop
Waterproof Footwear
Required
Hat & Gloves
Recommended
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Description

Immerse yourself in the art of Wild Basket Making Workshop with the guidance of owner and seasoned adventurer, Melba Seto. Drawing on a lifetime of handcraft experience, Melba's practical skills in survival and self-sufficiency were honed during her seven-year tenure as a Royal Canadian Air Cadet, where she also trained as a survival instructor. 

What to Expect

This full-day workshop unveils the intricacies of foraging, harvesting, and preparing your materials to craft a wild basket. Melba provides basket making tools, ensuring a comprehensive learning experience. Participants should be prepared to navigate coarse terrain for material harvesting and spend the entire day outdoors, appropriately attired.

Participant Requirements

  • Bring water, food, and snacks for sustenance.
  • Don waterproof footwear, whether hiking boots or rubber boots.
  • Dress in layers for comfort.
  • Equip yourself with a hat and gloves.

Studio Tour

Delve into the heart of Bowness Soapworks + Seto Pottery by taking a free studio tour. Witness a wheel throwing demo and enjoy exclusive discounts on pottery purchases made on-site. Gain insights into the creative process and the remarkable journey behind the craftsmanship.

Pottery Workshop

Pottery transcends the act of creation; it is a therapeutic journey that teaches the art of centering, both on the wheel and in life. Melba's pottery instruction extends beyond the technicalities, providing an opportunity for self-discovery and nurturing neglected aspects of oneself.

Workshop Details:

  • Minimum of 2 guests required for booking.
  • Explore the therapeutic benefits of pottery.
  • Learn life lessons of letting go, dealing with loss, and overcoming failure.
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Location

Bowness Soapworks
Bowness Soapworks
4535 Bowness Rd NW
Calgary, T3B 0A9
Bowness Soapworks
Bowness Soapworks
4535 Bowness Rd NW
Calgary, T3B 0A9
Open Hours
mon
10:30 AM - 05:30 PM
tue
10:30 AM - 05:30 PM
wed
10:30 AM - 06:30 PM
thu
10:30 AM - 06:30 PM
fri
10:30 AM - 04:30 PM
sat
10:30 AM - 04:30 PM
sun
10:30 AM - 04:30 PM
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