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Basket Making Malvern

Contact name: Becky Gunton
284
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about 5 years
with CraftCourses

Maker's bio

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

Courses, kits & gifts

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Basket making for beginners using traditional willow basketry techniques
Next date: 6th Apr 2024
1 place left
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Willow Backpack
Next date: 3rd May 2024
8 places left
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Willow Trug Basket, square base, scallomed
Next date: 3rd May 2024
8 places left
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Willow Weaving Dragonflies, Sunflowers, Bird Feeders, Snails
Next date: 26th Apr 2024
9 places left

Recent reviews

All maker's reviews
21 Jan 24'

Miella Hayles reviewed: Basket making for beginners using traditional willow basketry techniques

"Had a fab day!! Very friendly and helpful teachers- style of laid back learning worked really well for us! So welcoming and warm atmosphere and really decent sized product at the end of the day! So happy with this course, would absoutely do again!! Thank you so much xx"

21 Jan 24'

Catherine reviewed: Basket making for beginners using traditional willow basketry techniques

"A thoroughly enjoyable experience from start to finish. Becky and Johnny are great teachers, the setting was lovely plus a wonderful basket to take home at the end of it! I would also recommend ordering a lunch as the food was delicious! A huge thank you to Becky, Johnny and Jo 😊"

7 Dec 23'

Sara Hathaway reviewed: Basket making for beginners using traditional willow basketry techniques

"I totally loved this course! It was such fun! Well organised, relaxed, great tutoring, met lovely people, enjoyed fabulous food and created an amazing basket! Would recommend it to everyone! Thank you so much Jon and Becky 😊"

12 Nov 23'

Alison Slater reviewed: Basket making for beginners using traditional willow basketry techniques

"Great day with tyrion fab. Very pleased with the end result! Bonus fab lunch as well!"

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