Make a Walking Stick Basket
10am til 4pm
5th-6th October 2019
Rye Harbour Village Hall, Harbour Rd, TN31 7TR
Over the weekend you will learn to use willow to make a round basket. As you weave up this tall basket you will be able to try several different weaves creating patterns and texture. There will be examples of different weaves you can try on baskets I bring to show.
This is a great class for complete beginners and also for those who have done some basketmaking before and who really want to get to grips with basic basketry/willowweaving skills and also learn a few different side weaves. It is a great sample basket with different weaves that you can refer back to in the future.
Beginners will learn;-
Make a base, upsetting and weaving the sides of a basket, turning down the border.
Improvers will be able to refine the above skills as well as learn a different method of upsetting and learn new/different side weaves.
There will only be six people in this class so plenty of individual attention and advice on techniques
Tea and coffee and biscuits/snacks are provided. There is are local pubs and cafes where you could buy lunch or else you are welcome to bring your own to eat in the hall or outside
All materials are included in the price and all tools needed are provided.
10am til 4pm each day
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