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Weaving unspun plant fibres to make baskets is an ancient traditional craft practised across the world. Willow, reeds, pine straw, animal hair, hide or even baleen from the jaw of a whale can all be used to create useful and elegant baskets. The art of baskets may be simple and quick or highly intricate and decorative - this is a very satisfying craft to learn and practise!
Willow Basketry
Willow Basketry
Carmarthenshire
£20
If you are a beginner or improver come along and choose your own willow project. This is a relaxed class which offers you a convenient regular weekly 3 hour session to develop your skills. Students are welcome to drop in for one or more sessions. Please contact me for specific dates and times. Some of my students have got a lot out of a short regular slot which fits in with their lives. So come and join us. Last year we made oval garden baskets, round garden baskets, frame baskets,...
Willow weaving  - for garden and home
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Willow weaving - for garden and home
Shropshire - Next course on 12th October 2019
£30
Willow weaving is a traditional skill that has evolved over centuries. Our workshops, in Maesbrook Village Hall, 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. Workshops themes follow the seasons from autumnal gathering baskets to Christmas gifts and decorations. For groups of 6 or more people, please get in touch for details...
Willow weaving bird feeders in Warwickshire
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Willow weaving bird feeders in Warwickshire
Warwickshire - Next course on 18th April 2020
£35
In this workshop we will make two types of natural willow bird feeders each for you to hang in your garden. This will give you a good introduction to working with willow and to make a functional item for you to take home. These feeders will be suitable for popping in fat balls and other bird feed (not supplied) so will suit many visiting birds. Why not treat yourself to this fun and informal workshop and treat the birds too. Booking essential. Suitable for adults 18 or over. More course...
Springtime Easter Wreath Making Workshop Milngavie
Springtime Easter Wreath Making Workshop Milngavie
Strathclyde
£35
A fun and relaxed afternoon of craft - no experience necessary. You'll be shown how to make a simple wreath base from birch twigs and other natural materials. We'll then decorate paper mache eggs and create flowers from ribbon and hessian. All elements will be combined to create a colourful wreath to celebrate the arrival of spring.
Bread basket course
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Bread basket course
Devon - Next course on 3rd October 2019
£45
On this one day course you will make a basic basket suitable for bread. We will use a traditional base, waled and French randed sides and a rod border. This course is taught by Jane Welsh. Suitable for beginners.
Willow weaving workshop - Spanish Zarzo Basket - Carmarthenshire
Willow weaving workshop - Spanish Zarzo Basket - Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire
£45
The Zarzo basket is a really lovely basket to make and it looks stunning too. Based on a Spanish cheese draining tray. Choice of round or square basket – suitable for all levels. Different coloured willows will be available. £45 including materials. Booking essential. All materials and use of tools is included. Please bring your own lunch or there is a lovely café on site serving hot and cold food. Venue is: Myddfai Communuty Hall & Visitor Centre, Myddfai, Carmarthenshire, SA20 0JD This workshop is suitable for all levels. Please...
Basket weaving for beginners - make a round basket
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Basket weaving for beginners - make a round basket
Ceredigion
£50
The basket weaving workshops are run in small groups of 4-6 people and cater for those who are new to basket weaving as well as those wishing to rekindle their skills. This ensures you receive one-to-one support and guidance on a variety of willow weaving techniques. If you feel inspired and would like to attend one of the basket weaving workshops, please ring Emma Bird on the number above. Alternatively, please call 07815 710618
Simple frame basket at Higher Barn
Simple frame basket at Higher Barn
Devon - Next course on 6th June 2020
£50
Suitable for beginners, you will be gently guided through the process of making a simple Frame basket with tutors Suzanne & Richard Kerwood who have been growing willow and making baskets for 21 years. We start at 9.30am. Tea, coffee and biscuits are available all day if you want to arrive any time after 9am. We finish at 4.30pm. No tools required, price includes materials but please bring a packed lunch. We work in an unheated barn or outside so please bring clothing for all eventualities. All the difficult part...
Willow Birds SOLD OUT
Willow Birds SOLD OUT
Rutland
£50
During this day course you will learn several weaving techniques that will enable you to make 2 birds. Starting in the morning with a small wren, you will learn how to handle the willow and create lifelike features. After a light lunch we will move onto creating a larger bird of your choice, with more complex weaves. The courses happen on Rutland Water Nature Reserve, this internationally famous nature reserve is managed by the Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust in partnership with Anglian Water and provides one of the most...
Willow Weaving - Mushrooms
Willow Weaving - Mushrooms
Rutland
£50
Create your own willow weaved mushroom for your house or garden! Suitable for 8-80! £50pp. Booking is essential for this popular course. The courses happen on Rutland Water Nature Reserve, this internationally famous nature reserve is managed by the Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust in partnership with Anglian Water and provides one of the most important wildfowl sanctuaries in Great Britain, regularly holding in excess of 25,000 waterfowl. It is a Site of Special Scientific Interest, designated as a European Special Protection Area and internationally recognised as a globally important...

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