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07/07/2022

Polish Asymmetric Willow Basket Workshop July

 

Suitable for all levels from beginner, this workshop gives you the techniques you need to create a willow asymmetrical basket with wooden handle.

All materials provided.

Book online here: http://westwaleswillows.co.uk/product/llandusyl_polish_22/

Runs from 10.30 - 4.30 (ish) at: Pwerdy Powerhouse, Llandysul

What you will learn:

How to make a stake and strand base using pairing weave

How to stake up the sides of the basket

How to weave the sides using a French rand weave

How to attach the wooden handle

£58 per person

Please bring your own lunch. Hot drinks provided.

About the tutor: Justine Burgess of West Wales Willows.
Justine originally trained as an engineer, and worked in the charity and education sectors, before becoming a partner in West Wales Willows with her husband, Alan. On their smallholding in Carmarthenshire, they grow around 250 varieties of willow and Justine weaves with willow and teaches a wide range of workshops in Wales.