Learn how to make a berry picking basket with a pre-prepared willow bottom- a great basket for those developing their weaving style.
You will learn:
- selection of rods for stakes & weavers
- staking up
- pull down wale
- French rand
- Trac border
- working with a hazel hoop handle
- trimming & tidying the basket
Perfect for beginners or those who have made a few roundwork baskets & want to develop style, control & learn new weaves.
If time allows we will make a base for you to take home for your next basket!
- this course is physically demanding & you need a good degree of manual dexterity.
What do I need to bring?
Glasses (if you need them for close-up work).
Notebook and pen if you wish to make notes, but e-notes and links will be sent after the workshop.
Old clothes, covered, flat shoes (no sandals or open toes), something to tie hair back with (if needed).
Course leader: Rachel Hutton
Level: Beginner / Intermediate
Lunch provided: Yes
Tea, coffee, soup and cake will be provided (GF, DF and VG friendly).
Please feel free to bring your own packed lunch.