Basketry Courses

We run regular basket making courses at our workshop in The Market House, St Austell, which are suitable for both complete beginners and those who want to progress and develop their skills.  

All our basketry courses run from 10.00am until 4.30pm and cost £50 unless stated otherwise, which includes all the tools and materials required and tea, coffee, biscuits, cake and lunch are provided. All you need to do is bring yourself!

To book a place on any of our courses, please either book online, download our booking form and email or post it to us with a cheque made payable to ‘Ways with Willow’, or contact us  and we will send you a booking form. All course fees must be paid upon booking to secure your place.

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BASKETRY FOR BEGINNERS

These courses are a lovely introduction into basket making and are suitable for complete beginners. Making your own basket is hugely satisfying and very relaxing and therapeutic.

FRAME BASKET - Friday 17th October 2014

Learn how to make a frame basket in a day using a variety of dried willow, lovely as a small garden trug or egg basket.

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INTRODUCTION TO BASKETRY - Friday 16th January 2015

Learn basic techniques using a variety of different willow, and create a willow place mat and a madeira basket in a day using trac borders.

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FRAME BASKET - Friday 27th February 2014

Learn how to make a frame basket in a day using a variety of dried willow, lovely as a small garden trug or egg basket.

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SMALL ROUND BASKET - Friday 12th June 2015

Learn how to make a small round, stake and strand basket using a variety of dried willow, which can be used as a small bread or fruit basket, or for storage

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FORAGING BASKET - Friday 27th March 2014

Learn how to make a beautiful foraging basket in a day using a variety of dried and freshly cut willow, lovely to use for collecting things from the hedgerow or garden.

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FLOWER GATHERING BASKET - Friday 1st May 2015

Learn how to make a gorgeous flower picking basket in a day using a variety of dried willow, perfect for collecting flowers from the garden.

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Places are limited on all our courses as groups are kept small, so please book early to avoid disappointment. 

To book a place on any of our courses, please either  download our booking form and email or post it to us with a cheque made payable to ‘Ways with Willow’, or contact us  and we will send you a booking form. All course fees must be paid upon booking to secure your place.

Course Gift Vouchers are also available

 

 

 

 

 

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