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Willow Weaving Workshops - Christmas Decorations, Wreaths and Gifts

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About the Course

A one day course making a selection of lovely decorations and gifts for Christmas, using locally grown organic willow, all sorts of other lovely natural materials, and a bit of sparkle.

This course is taught by Debbie Hall, an award winning basketmaker who has been making for 24 years and teaching for 18. In addition to running courses from her own studio, she regularly teaches for other organisations including the Basketmakers Association and Cambridge Botanic Gardens.

This workshop is suitable for complete beginners, but there is plenty to interest those with more experience. Post Covid, numbers are limited to just 2 participants, meaning that you get plenty of space and loads of individual attention.
These very small groups work particularly well when participants already know each other - an ideal opportunity to spend quality time with a close friend or loved one.

Workshop fees have had to go up a little to reflect reduced numbers, but remain affordable and are a bargain for something so close to one-to-one teaching.

Adorn your own home with beautiful natural decorations, or make lovely gifts for family and friends. There will be many exciting projects on offer.

Participants can expect to complete several projects in a day. All materials and extra sparkly bits will be provided, but do feel free to bring anything you think you might like to add or incorporate. You can shape the day to suit you....make and decorate everything here or focus on the willow structures and embellish them at home

Materials are charged for at the end of the workshop depending on how much you actually use - to give you some idea, the willow cost for a medium tree door decoration would be about £2 and a wreath base would be about £1.

To arrange a workshop please contact Debbie via the 'Ask a question' link above.

This is a new flexible approach to running workshops and not all weekend dates that are available are shown on the listing. Please do just get in touch to discuss your needs

Accommodation is available. Please enquire if you're interested.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All tuition and refreshments (tea, coffee etc) are included in the price.

Please bring your own lunch.

Materials are charged for at the end of the workshop depending on how much you actually use - to give you some idea, the willow cost for a medium tree door decoration would be about £2 and a wreath base would be about £1.

Contact

Debbie Hall at SalixArts - Debbie Hall
Blacksmith Cottage
Blacksmiths Lane, Shudy Camps
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB21 4RH
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Suitable for

  • Accommodation offered
  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Christmas
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Intermediate level
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Tutor can travel
  • Wheelchair users

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Price:

£100

Duration:

1 day (flexible times to suit)


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