2 Day Traditional English Round Basket Workshop with Sarah Le Breton Willow
Over 2 days you will create an English stake-and-strand basket, this will be either a decent size willow shopper or a medium log basket. Methods and techniques will include a tied slath base, English rand weave and a traditional Somerset handle. You will also learn how to grow, harvest and prepare your willow ready for weaving.
What's included in the price?
All materials, tools & refreshments included. I’ve teamed up with the nearby amazing Lost Kitchen restaurant who have created a special lunch menu for you of mezze salad, freshly baked Focaccia, homemade cake and a Luscombe drink. Lunch payable on the day by card or cash.
Strict - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 8 weeks before the course starts
With over a decade of teaching experience, Sarah offers 1 - 2 day willow basketmaking workshops for both beginners and those with existing willow weaving experience. Being passionate about natural materials and skilled traditional craftsmanship, Sarah has designed and created for you several different workshops that explore willow weaving, English basketry techniques and enable you to create your own truly special baskets. All workshops are held in Mid Devon, (just 15 minutes from Junction 27 of the M5), and through teaming up with the nearby Lost Kitchen restaurant, not only do you receive expert tuition in a great venue but a lovely lunch too!
- Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
- Corporate days out & team building
- Suitable for beginners
- Intermediate level
- Parking provided