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Frame Basket - a one day course

Frame Basket - a one day course

J G Graves Woodland Discovery Centre
Ecclesall Woods
Abbey Lane
S7 2QZ

Course Length: One day (9.30-4)

Price: £85

5 star rating, 1 reviewers.

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Course Start Dates
Sunday 26th November 2017


Frame Basket - a one day course

Basket making is one of the oldest of all crafts. It pre-dates pottery and cloth weaving, and led to the invention of both. Each student will craft his or her own frame basket. All materials and tools are provided.

This style of basket uses the oldest of techniques, and is a very achievable basket, even with no previous experience necessary.

This type of basket also lends itself well to the use of wild / garden / hedgerow materials.

Join us in a woodland shelter, sit by a wood stove and weave your basket.

Please let us know if you have any specific requirements or needs

Refundable up to two weeks prior to course (minus £30 admin fee). No refunds for cancellations within two weeks of course. All adult courses are open to 16 year olds and over.

What's included in the price?

All willow and tool use is included. Refreshments and biscuits throughout the day but please bring a packed lunch.

Please bring outdoor clothes and boots

Want to review this course?

A great introduction to basket weaving and I'm very pleased with my end result! The saw mill was a fantastic and inspiring venue. Ray was very welcoming, gave really clear instructions and encouragement and shared his knowledge and passion of willow and woodland work throughout the day. A very rewarding and relaxing day. Thanks.


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