Our two day course is run over Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd March and is £150.00 and includes 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.
This is a good introduction to square work for those wishing to extend their skills having already attempted square work before. Using the French method of staking up your basket you will be taken through the process of making the base staking up bordering attaching a handle and creating divisions for the bottles. Lots of skills to practice and learn anew and a very handy basket for those trips to the super market or round to friends for a party. A recipe will be provided for those wishing to have another go at home.