Basketry Courses

We run regular basket making courses in Fowey, suitable for complete beginners and those who want to progress and develop their skills.  

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. Participants are shown how to weave with a selection of different willow using a variety of different traditional techniques.

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Beginner’s Frame Basket

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

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.

  • 2014 dates TBC

All courses start at 9.30 am and finish at 4.00 pm and cost £40, which includes all the tools and materials required. Tea, coffee, biscuits and cake are provided, but you’ll need to either bring a packed lunch or adjourn to one of the fantastic local pubs or cafes.

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

To book a course, please either download our booking form, or contact us or call us on 07712 151875 and we will send you a booking form which will need to be returned, together with a deposit of 50% of the course fee.

 

 

 

 

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