Basket Making

Basket Making

Berry Basket

Make a small round basket perfect for collecting berries using traditional stake and strand method and with a variety of willow. You will also be shown how to insert a handle.

Course Dates: To be confirmed for 2020

Time: 10am to 4pm

Price: £60 per person

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Basket Making

Gathering/Foraging Baskets

Create a colourful basket using a variety of materials including Dogwood and Willow. Bring any interesting cuttings that can be included in your basket. Wisteria, Hazel, Dogwood, Corkscrew Willow etc.

Course Dates:

To be confirmed for 2020

Time: 10am to 4pm

Price: £120 per person

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Basket Making

Harvesting Baskets made from Willow

Willow has been the essential material for making baskets across northern Europe for centuries. Robust yet lightweight, a willow basket is the ultimate sustainable container.

Course Dates: Weekend 5th and 6th October 2019

Time: 10am to 4pm

Price: £120 per person

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Basket Making

Plant Supports, Dragonfly Embellishments

Learn how to weave an obelisk plant support for climbing plants using green willow and a dragonfly sculpture. You will be using a selection of coloured willow to make the obelisk and pre-soaked willow for the dragonfly. All tools and materials provided, however if you have secateurs please bring them to the workshop together with a sturdy banana box to use as a former.

Course dates: To be confirmed for 2020

Time: 10am to 4pm

Price: £60 per person

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Basket Making

Trug Making

Enjoy a day weaving a beautiful and useful flower or vegetable trug from a selection of coloured willow. You will learn some traditional basket making techniques to produce an individual basket. All tools and materials supplied and suitable for beginners or improvers.

Course Dates: To be confirmed for 2020

Time: 10am to 4pm

Price: £60 per person

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Basket Making

Willow Platter

Learn how to create a simple woven platter from willow, incorporating various colours to make an individual piece. You will be taught basket making techniques using traditional tools and prepared willow. Suitable for absolute beginners of those with some experience. A very relaxed and rewarding day.

Course Dates:

TBC for 2020

Time: 10am to 4pm

Price: £60 per person

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