Make Your Own Basket

Crafts from Peru

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After taking our course you will be able to make a basket with vegetable fibers. Everyone can do it! That's what this course is all about - breaking down the steps of weaving a basket with vegetable fibers. We hope this course can also be a break in your life, a time for you to discover and feel new materials, and enjoy a creative and fullfilling personal space.

Your Instructor

Jose Manuel Ocas
Jose Manuel Ocas

My name is José Manuel Ocas, I am from Cajamarca, Peru. I learned to craft since I was a child because my parents made vegetable fiber floors for Germany. After finishing my studies I traveled to Lima and in a street market I saw a bag made of vegetable fiber. I approached the seller and asked her if she needed more bags to sell. So she told me to make a sample. A week later she asked me to make a dozen bags because the sample had sold. After fifteen days the same lady told me she needed a hundred bags. So, yes, I bought material and devoted myself completely to the production of crafts until today. Other than that, the peruvian government hires me to train craftsmen who work with vegetable fiber but lack the quality finishing and other techniques. Join today my courses to learn how to make your own products with my techniques!

"Explained in great detail, it's a very complete course and doesn't leave you with any doubts at all. They've been able to explain a complex and tangled technique in a nice and simple way for everyone to understand and do.

About the instructor, I really liked how the teacher was extremely experienced (he's even developed new weaving techniques!) and how easily he was able to explain everyting in such a peaceful manner.

Thank you for this"

- Michael Fau, Student

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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