Willow Backpack with leather or synthetic straps On this 2 days course you will make a Willow foraging backpack in red and green willows. Suitable for complete beginners, with a spacial base, made on a hoop. You will proudly wear your own weaving when out at the market and on walks to carry your picnic rug and flask.


7 hours

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts



Basket Making Malvern

with Craft Courses since 2019

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Located next to the Malvern Hills Started making baskets with willow, learning from Hans and Madelone Mattes in Ballingeary, Macroom, in County Cork and harvesting willow from Tallow, near Yougal, we all met at a Winter Solstice gathering at the Ashram 1991. 1992 weaving at the Malvern Arts Workshop, thanks to Janet Maguffy 1994 Forest Fair demonstrating 1994 demonstrating with Hobby Horse Craft Fairs throughout the Midlands. 1995 agent, Charles Cordell of Acorn Activities, classes begin 1995 Teachng at Glastonbury Festuval Regular teaching days in Malvern and festivals 2010 Basketry Sudio completed

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
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The Granary, 7 Half Key Court, Half key, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14 1UP