Mid-Summer Basketry School - 5-Day Crash Course - £385

Monday 17 - Friday 21 June 2024

New this year! This is a condensed version of my Beginners' Basketmaking Course for those who would rather complete a course all in one go. You will learn about how to obtain and process willow for weaving; how to make round bases; staking up the sides; various weaves and top borders; shaping and handles. No previous experience is required.

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Beginners' Basketmaking Course: Module 1 - £295

Thursdays: September-December 2024 OR Saturdays: January-April 2025

This is the first of three modules of my Beginners' Basketmaking Course which is designed for complete beginners, or those with a little previous experience who wish to learn how to weave independently. The course takes you methodically through all the various processes involved in making round baskets in a slow and progressive manner. Each session is a month apart to give you time to practise. You can choose between starting in September (on Thursdays) or in January (on Saturdays).

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Willow Weaving Wednesdays - £50 per session

Wednesday mornings, one topic per month

26 June & 3 July (NEW DATE): Dragonflies / 18 September: Sunflowers & Daisies / 9 October: Birdfeeders / 6 November: Catalan Platters / 4 December: Christmas Trees

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Make a Basket in a Day - Egg Basket - £85

Thursday 28 September 2024

This is a simple basket that can easily be completed in a day's workshop: one type of weave, a very simple border and a plain handle. Ideal for collecting from your hens or just keeping your eggs on the countertop! CLICK button below for more details and to book.

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Apple Basket - Two-Day Workshop - £160

Wednesday 2 - Thursday 3 October 2024

On this two-day workshop you will make a large round basket with over-arm handle for gathering apples, or any other produce.

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Zig-Zag Storage Basket - Two-Day Workshop - £160

Saturday 5 - Sunday 6 October 2024

A large round basket, woven with a really interesting zig-zag weave and useful 'finger' handles. Great for tidying away toys, blankets and throws, knitting . . . whatever you need to store away neatly!

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Quick Gift Baskets - £85

Thursday 7 November 2024

This simplified design will allow you to make at least two baskets in the day - then all you have to do is line then with festive tissue paper and fill with biscuits, confectionery, toiletries to make the perfect git. CLICK button below for more details and to book.

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Christmas Decorations - £50-£85 per session

Wednesday 4 through to Sunday 8 December 2024

Five separate days of festive willow decorations in early December. Christmas Trees: Wed 4 / Trees, Reindeer and other decorations: Thurs 5 and Sat 7 / Festive Stars: Fri 6 and Sun 8

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