Weave Your Own Willow Rope-coil basket

Duration: 1 Day - 10.30am - 4.30pm

Price: £45

Run by: Justine/Alan Burgess
at West Wales Willows

01267 202309

SA20 0JD

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About the Course

During this workshop at Myddfai Community Centre, you will learn the unusual technique of weaving willow into a rope to form a unique rope coil basket.

You will also learn how to use packing weave to add shape and form and can experiment with natural and dyed willow to add colour.

This rope coil basket workshop is suitable for all levels. All tools and equipment will be provided

Please phone or e-mail to book your place

Justine started off life as an engineer and then moved into the charity sector, developing and delivering programmes that support young people and adults to gain skills and start their own businesses. She is now a full-time willow grower, weaver and tutor and lives on a smallholding in West Wales with her husband and business partner, Alan, and their son.

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 tools and materials are included - I always try and bring a selection of willow colours to use.

Lunch is not included, but tea, coffee and biscuits will be available.

The café at Myddfai Community Centre serves a selection of delicious soups, sandwiches and hot meals.

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Course Start Dates

Tuesday 17th July 2018

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