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Beautiful, practical, functional, kindling and wood handled baskets in the Surrey Hills.


About the Course

Come to the Surrey Hills for a day of weaving.
This is a great introduction to working with willow as we weave from a wooden base to create a beautiful woven round basket.
Choose to add a handle or make a larger kindling basket without one.

Learning trac borders, three rod wale and a spiral border your basket will be functional and stylish.
We offer different willow and a few other materials so it will be very individual.

This basket workshop is ideal for beginners and we also cover where to source the materials and how to prepare them for use.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials are included with a choice of handles, that we have collected and prepared for your basket.

I do supply all tools needed for the course but if you prefer to use your own secateurs please bring them along.

With the current situation please bring your own food and drink. Hot and cold water will be provided.


Nicki Rowling at Willowandyoga
5 Lakeview Cottages
Balchins Lane
Westcott, Dorking
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Suitable for

  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hen dos
  • Public transport
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users

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6 hours (10:00am to 4:30pm)

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In-person course
- - #22166

Thank you Nicki and Brian for such a wonderful day, you made me feel so welcome, and I had such an enjoyable time making the most beautiful willow baskets. I went home feeling so inspired and with such a great sense of achievement :)

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- - #19282

What a thoroughly enjoyable day. Nicki and her daughter Jaz were excellent tutors. Clear instructions, quick to help and really nice people. Nicki is very knowledgeable about all things willow and a great cake baker!
My husband thought perhaps I had bought the beautiful basket I brought home! Genuinely cannot believe what I achieved. Can’t wait to do another!

In-person course
- - #12441

Oh my goodness, what a fantastic course, I cannot believe what a beautiful basket I came home with and I made it!

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