Beginners Round with a woven base full day 


This is a great course for anyone, beginners and intermediates alike. During the day you will be taken through the process of making a round basket, whether you are a complete novice or struggle with certain aspects of basket making, under my watchful eye you will be shown ways to overcome issues and practice all the skills needed to make a beautiful basket with one or two simple handles to finish. A basic recipe will be included for you to work from and take home with you at the end of the day.

Skill Level : Beginners

Tutor: Sarah Webb


Our full day willow basketry course is £80 and include all materials, lunch and refreshments. You will come away with something beautiful, strong, environmentally-friendly and above all, very personal to you.

As well as taking home your own willow creation, you can also see the willow being grown and processed at first hand, taking in one of Somerset’s oldest crafts. Visitors are welcome to walk through the withy fields and enjoy the amazing variety of wildlife that the Somerset Levels has to offer.

Our tutors will ensure you have the very best instruction and help throughout your time with us at Musgrove Willows. They will teach you how to use the most suitable tools and willow weaving techniques to achieve the best results.

On the Beginners basketry course you will learn many of the techniques which are essential for going on to produce a wide variety of baskets in the future. Once you have mastered the basics you can then progress on to bigger or more complicated projects and even sculpture work.

Additional information

Start Time

10:00 AM

End Time

16:00 PM


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