Learn to sculpt your own small willow animal in the grounds of my home in the beautiful setting of Donington Le Heath. We can work indoors or outdoors (weather permitting). Come and join me for a fun and relaxed informal day willow weaving.
To start off with I would recommend a small animal or bird as the craft is very time consuming and I want you to leave with a finished piece of willow sculpture....
These 2 day courses are designed for beginners and intermediates. In my beautiful, light studio in Todmorden, West Yorkshire, spend a weekend learning basketry techniques to weave your own strong storage basket with a unique wooden handle, a traditional English shopper or a really sturdy log basket! (1 day courses are also available).
Go to my website for more information and to see everything I have coming up. I also teach at other venues across...
On this full day workshop, you will learn the basic techniques and skills which will enable you to create a wonderful willow chicken, duck or pheasant
No garden is complete without one.
Served with lots of tea and coffee throughout the day, you will thoroughly enjoy yourself learning a new craft.
These sturdy and pretty plants climbers look great in the garden, are suitable for pots as well as in the ground, and plants love them. Over the day there will be enough time to weave 2 climbers and a dragonfly for the top.
This workshop introduces you to creating and making large scale willow sculpture that we work together on.
The day starts of at 10 am with informal introduction and safety awareness of the space. We will look at willow in its dry and wet state and begin to handle and learn techniques to manipulate it. The work will progress through the day, immersing you into the wonderful rhythm of weaving, at creative nature we differ from...
Let your imagination run wild! Join us for this engaging workshop making creatures great and small. Willow is a fun and accessible medium which gives impressive results in a relatively short space of time.
Over the 2 days you can choose to design and construct either one four-legged animal or a pair of bird sculptures. Foxes, pheasants, hares and hens; sheep, deer, cats and dogs all prove popular, although projects have also included a snail,...
Sara and Hanna run 1 day willow sculpture workshops throughout year. They are suitable for complete beginners as well as more experienced crafters or artists. Most workshops are usually 95% complete beginners.
Set in a picturesque country garden in Surrey the workshops offer an informal and relaxed atmosphere where students can spend an enjoyable day creating their very own willow sculpture.
Each workshop is carefully designed for small exclusive groups to ensure optimal attention from...
Willow weaving is a traditional skill that has evolved over centuries. Our workshops give you a chance to learn different weaving techniques and build confidence to be creative in the items you make - for garden and home. Each workshop focuses on a specific technique and helps you gain confidence and skill in working with this wonderful natural material.
For groups of 6 or more people, please get in touch for details of bespoke courses.
I'm excited to offer you a selection of Willow Workshops at POTBRIDGE FARM over the coming months hosted by me, Arron Jones.
I've been working with the marvellous plant for a many years now and am more than happy to share my enthusiasm and knowledge with you.
Willow is dormant over winter so is the ideal time to get creative and discover the amazing possibilities it has to offer.
Together we will explore and...
Weave your choice of larger bird; heron, goose, pheasant, chicken, or a choice of your own on this full day course. All materials provided and expert tuition from Joe Gregory to help you achieve your perfect willow bird sculpture (other animal sculpture courses are also available).
Courses are run from her Studio and Gallery in Todmorden and a few select venues around the North West. Get in touch for more information on courses.