About the Course
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. You will also find more courses on our website.
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.
12th May Rope coil basket - ** 1 space remaining **
This course is perfect for those to have a first go at willow weaving. As well as weaving the base, staking up the basket, weaving the sides and turning down the border.
26th May Frame basket course
Our most popular course, this beautiful frame basket 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.
23rd June Zarzo basket course ** 1 space remaining **
The zarzo basket is a Spanish basket which had been developed from a round platter into a rectangular basket that could be used as a handbag.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. 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
This craft course provider has been awarded Bronze status for receiving 1 or more 5 star ratings from previous students.
The Students' Choice award ensures that course providers get recognised for their efforts in the teaching and practice of UK craft.
They also allow tutors to gain valuable feedback on their courses and for new students to find the course that's right for them.