Enjoy learning to create your own beautiful basketry by participating in this great course.
This course is designed for beginners. You will weave your own basket
from willow and learn all about the material you are using: how to
grow it, how to make it pliable and different weaving techniques to
turn it into a strong and durable basket. The aim is to enjoy working
with this natural material: there are no mistakes, only discoveries.
The first day we make a bird house, the second day a shallow bread
basket. With some tips for small decorative items thrown in the mix.
Participants will have the opportunity to discover traditional willow basketry skills for many uses from the varieties of willow available.
Small materials charge to be paid to tutor
Course tutor: Mo,the willow witch.