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COIL POTS

Come along and learn this unique basketry technique. Be inspired, design and create both traditional and contemporary sculptural shapes for either practical or ornamental use. Let your imagination flow!

Date Tues 24th September and Wed 25th September
Tutor Eddie Glew  
Time 9.30am to 4.30pm  
Ref 2395  
Fees £155  
   

   
WILLOW REINDEER

Come and make a fabulous reindeer for your house or garden. You will learn a variety of 3D willow sculpting techniques and experiment with random weave to create your sculpture, up to 3ft high. You could adorn your reindeer with festive lights and have a stylish Christmas show stopper!

Date Tues 29th October
Tutor Mary Zammit  
Time 9.30am to 4.30pm  
Ref 2637  
Fees £75  
   

   
SCANDI STYLE DECORATIONS

Course full

A fun morning making on trend Scandi style festive decorations. Learn a variety of weaving techniques with an assortment of coloured willow and other interesting materials. Make a beautiful large star and a small reindeer for your wall or tree.

Date Tues 5th November
Tutor Sophie Francis  
Time 10.00am to 12.30pm  
Ref 2635  
Fees

£45

 
   

   
FESTIVE WILLOW TREES

Course full

Spend the afternoon making wonderful, festive willow trees. Choose a selection of coloured willow and other interesting materials and, by using a variety of weaving techniques, create some fabulous decorations to display around your home or garden at Christmas.

Date Tues 5th November
Tutor Sophie Francis  
Time 1.30pm to 4.00pm  
Ref 2636  
Fees

£45

 
   

   
HANGING STORAGE BASKET

Course full

Make a decorative and useful hanging storage basket using willow. Learn how to make a round English base, how to insert uprights and work with two different weaving techniques to produce this beautiful little storage basket.

Date Tues 19th November
Tutor Sophie Francis  
Time 9.30am to 4.30pm  
Ref 2574  
Fees

£75

 
   

   
LARGE WILLOW HEARTS

Learn how to create a stunning, random weave, large willow heart (or two!). Using home-grown Somerset willow, you will be shown how to sculpt and weave these fabulous hearts. A perfect gift for a loved one.

Date Tues 28th January
Tutor Eddie Glew  
Time 9.30am to 4.30pm  
Ref 2577  
Fees

£85

 
   

   
WILLOW FRAME BASKET

Course full

Make a traditional frame basket using several varieties of coloured willow and incorporating garden materials if you wish. Students will learn the principles of frame basket making, making hoops, inserting ribs and weaving to make this lovely little basket. Perfect for egg collecting or to use as a small garden trug.

Date Tues 4th February
Tutor Clare Revera  
Time 9.30am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2634  
Fees

£75

 
   

   
WILLOW PLANT HOLDER

Make a woven willow plant holder which can be used with either a 4" plant pot or by filling the pre-made hessian insert with soil. Learn some simple basket techniques including two types of weaving, how to form a border and also, if you wish, a plaited handle. There may be an opportunity to make some simple woven garden ornaments after finishing your plant holder if time allows. Plant not included.

Date Tues 25th February
Tutor Sophie Francis  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2573  
Fees

£60

 
   

   
'SEA URCHIN' RUSH BASKETS

Learn how to adapt basic, traditional rush weaving techniques to work on a miniature scale. You will be guided through forming and shaping your basket to make one, possible two, of Rosie's signature 'sea urchin' baskets.

Date Wed 26th February
Tutor Rosie Farey  
Time 9.30am to 4.30pm  
Ref 2575  
Fees

£75