October 11



Course Fee: £170

A two day course where you will learn how to make a log or a dog basket (suitable for a medium sized dog) from scratch on this intensive but fun course.

You will be using a variety of beautiful basketry willows, basketry tools and techniques along with some contemporary twists.

Working from a hidden wooden base which gives strength, stability and a perfect start to a beautiful basket you will learn how to stake up, wale, weave and create stunning patterns and textures.

This highly rewarding traditional craft is suitable for complete novices and those with experience.

The course covers:

    • Health and Safety in basketry
    • Willow selection, cultivation, colours and varieties
    • Bases and hidden bases
    • Tool selection and use
    • Weave designs
    • Bordering
    • Handles

Please let us know if you have any specific requirements or needs.

All materials and tool use are provided for you on the day. Refreshments and biscuits throughout the course. Please bring a packed lunch, notebook and pen and wear suitable clothes for working outdoors.

Refundable up to two weeks prior to course (minus £30 admin fee). No refunds for cancellations within two weeks of course.

All adult courses are for 16 years or over.