The Art of Basketry

£290.00

Spend the weekend weaving your own foraging/gathering basket.

£290.00 Location : Devon

Spend the weekend weaving your own foraging/gathering basket.

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Course Details :-
  • In-Person Course
  • March 12, 2022 - March 13, 2022
  • Weekend

ABOUT THIS COURSE

Learn how to weave a round gathering basket using a variety of English willows. You will gain or improve your willow basketmaking skills, producing a traditional useable basket of average size. You will also learn the history of this traditional material, details of its growth, harvesting and preparation, and be able to continue weaving at home.

You will be shown a variety of traditional weaves and techniques, techniques include how to make a split flat round base and a variety of the most useful weaves, as appropriate, plus how to produce a handle, which includes attaching a wrapped handle to your basket. Ideal for foraging or gathering your homegrown harvest.

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What's included in the price

FOOD AND DRINK On this course, lunch will be provided. These communal meals are a vital part of the learning experience and we strongly recommend you attend them. Tea and coffee will be available throughout the course.

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