Come to Surrey and weave a beautiful garden planter/tipi that can be uses for your sweat peas , beans or annuals and even as a light sculpture.
Using willow that is grown locally and from Somerset we start with a group of tall sticks and then weave a ring to bind them all together at the base. From there it is a spiraling weave all the way to the top, changing the length of the...
On arrival you will be greeted with a welcoming drink, a home baked delight and a potted history of willow and its many uses, plus the science bit ... the species, hybrids, cultivars and colours.
Once settled in and the journey to get here forgotten, we begin the practical process of creating your 'Harlequin' Tree.
We guide you through a series of stages, choosing the right material for the project, creating the tree and finally...
Come to Surrey and create a handbag using a variety of materials.
We start with an oak base and use willow for our uprights and border.
In between it's up to you.
We have willow in different colours, strings, wool's, and paper twines which you then top with leather handles, available in different colours to match your weaving.
Ideal for those who have woven before for the best results, but beginners are welcome.
Come for a full day and weave from a selection of wooden bases to create some beautiful functional rectangular or round baskets. Learning trac borders, three rod wale and either a traditional or spiral border your basket will be functional and stylish.
This basket workshop is ideal for beginners and we also cover where to source the materials and how to prepare them for use.
The Zarzo basket supposedly originated in Northern Spain where it was used by cheese makers for draining cheese.
The course can be divided into two sections. In the morning you make the tray or flowers basket and learn the techniques which you then take on to make the square based basket with a handle in the afternoon.
There is quite a lot of standing during the day and for part of the course you work...