Come to this exciting new workshop at Usk Castle in June where we will create some colourful and artistic rope weave bowls. An attractive and decorative technique that many work-shoppers have been keen to try recently.
We will start the day at 10am with a coffee and informal natter and then get started with the bases.
The upsett and rope weave will then ensue, we will break off for lunch about 1pm and continue the...
This is a starter weaving workshop where you will learn the skills to weave basic forms of sculpture in the shape of willow hearts. We will weave several different hearts morning and afternoon in the beautiful and tranquil setting of Usk Castle.
A fantastic workshop where you can take your hearts home to decorate and adorn your own home or give away to loved ones in time for Valentines.
This is a great workshop for anyone wanting to weave things with natural materials to benefit their own garden. The pea frames add height and structure and support for tall climbing plants such as sweet peas and clematis or mange tout and runner beans and the low hurdles are perfect for peonies or low plants to nestle against or give protection to areas of the garden.
Amanda Rayner will lead this willow sculpture workshop in the Tithe Barn at Usk Castle. You will be welcomed with a hot cuppa and introduction for a 10am start.
Bring along ideas and pictures of what you would like to make and as long as you don't plan on taking home a giraffe many things should be possible. In the past things that have been made on this workshop include; chickens, ducks, geese, owls, pheasants,...
Amanda Rayner will run this shopping basket making workshop in the Tithe barn at Usk Castle.
Making this beautiful basket is a very enjoyable process using different coloured willows. Perfect for a trip to town or a country stroll to the village shop this basket can be used for many outings even a quick forage in the hedgerows!
From selecting youe base sticks to putting on the handle you will be guided through the various...