Make a garden trug basket


Duration: 1 day 10:00am and 4:00pm

Price: £60

Run by: Sarah Hatton
at Hatton Willow

07881 613287

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About the Course

Make a garden trug to collect vegetables and flowers from your garden.
This course will include different techniques of willow weaving and basket making. Our most popular course, this beautiful garden trug will introduce you to weaving frame baskets. You will be shown how to create a frame, to add ribs to create the shape of the basket and add the weaving, designing your own pattern.

Our willow courses include different techniques of willow weaving and basket making. You will have a wonderful day in a beautiful setting learning an ancient craft.

If you would like to attend please book through our website. This course is payable by Paypal, bank transfer or by cheque.

Sarah Hatton, the course tutor, has been willow weaving since 2008. She has been involved in many large scale projects, most recently producing 70 gift baskets for the World Leaders attending the NATO Summit in Newport. Sarah was awarded the Craft Showcase Award 2015 at Made by Hand, Cardiff. She grows her own willow in Caerphilly which gives her a yearlong sustainable source of willow.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials and tools are provided and you take home everything you make. Tea, coffee and cake are provided throughout the day but please bring a packed lunch.



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I really enjoyed it and found the class quite interesting. I always wanted to work with willow but never managed the courage to just get up and go . I am glad I did it. Also would like to know when there will be another course.

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 27th October 2018

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  • Accessible by public transport
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Teen friendly

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