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One-day Courses – Treverbyn, St Austell

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Our one-day courses are a wonderful introduction into willow weaving and are suitable for both beginners and those wanting to progress their skills. Covering a variety of different items, from        Basketry and Garden Crafts to Christmas Crafts and Sculpture, you will learn to make a variety of items to decorate your home and garden.

Working with willow is surprisingly therapeutic and very rewarding. Our courses are a fantastic way to spend a relaxing day and are lots of fun.

You will learn a variety of traditional weaving techniques using different types of dried willow and make some wonderful items for your home and garden or to give as presents.

Suitable for both complete beginners and those wanting to progress their skills.

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

All one-day courses start at 10.00 am and finish at 4.00 pm unless stated otherwise, and cost £45, which includes all the tool and materials required and plenty of tea, coffee, biscuits and cake! All you need to bring is a packed lunch.

To book a place on any of our courses please click here.

All course fees must be paid upon booking to secure your place.

ONE-DAY COURSES 2015: 

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Willow Crafts for the Garden – Tuesday 21st April

Learn how to make a large obelisk, plant grow-through or a small edging hurdle for your garden. Book now

Frame Basket – Tuesday 12th May

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. Book now

Flower Gathering Basket – Friday 12th June

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. Book now

Introduction to Willow Craft – Friday 10th July

Learn how to make at least three items to take home with you and decorate your home and garden, to include hoops, hearts, fish and bird feeders. Book now

Sculpture – Tuesday 8th September

Learn how to design and create a small animal or bird sculpture. This course encourages a free and experimental approach.

Small Round Basket – Tuesday 6th October

Learn how to make a small round, stake and strand basket which can be used as a small bread or fruit basket. Book now

Christmas Crafts 1 – Tuesday 3rd November

Learn how to make several small willow decorations, including stars, wreaths, trees and angels! Fantastic course to get you into the festive spirit! Book now

Christmas Crafts 2 – Tuesday 1st December

Learn how to weave larger items to decorate your home. You can choose from rustic wreaths, willow garlands, large hearts and Christmas trees or a 3D angel. Book now

 

To book a place on any of our courses please click here.

All course fees must be paid upon booking to secure your place. 

Gift vouchers are also available which make a wonderful present. 

 

 

Willow Crafts for Christmas

Lovely courses where you will learn to make beautiful willow items for your home or as presents and are guaranteed to get you into the festive spirit! Participants are shown how to weave with a selection of different willow using a variety of different techniques. Suitable for complete beginners and lots of fun.

Tools and materials required, and tea, coffee, biscuits, cake and lunch are all provided. All you need to bring is yourself!

To book a place on any of our courses, please either  book onlinedownload 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 which are a perfect present! 

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WILLOW CRAFTS FOR CHRISTMAS – 2015 date TBC

Covers a variety of willow weaving techniques using both dried and freshly cut willow. Come and learn how to make several small willow decorations, including stars, wreaths, trees and angels! It is a fantastic course to get you into the festive spirit complete with mince pies!

WILLOW CRAFTS FOR CHRISTMAS 2 – 2015 date TBC

Covers a variety of willow weaving techniques using both dried and freshly cut willow. Come and learn how to weave larger items to decorate your home. You can choose from rustic wreaths, willow garlands, large hearts and Christmas trees or a 3D angel. Complete with mince-pies! 

 

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  book onlinedownload 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. 

 

 

 

 

FREE willow weaving workshops

On the first Saturday of every month, there is a fantastic  Artisan Market in St Austell Market HouseThere’s delicious chutneys and jams, cup-cakes, and home baked quiche, fresh artisan bread, award winning sausage & meats and fresh fish.

Every month, we’ll be running FREE willow weaving drop-in workshops during the market, from 10am-2pm. Come and have a go at weaving, and learn how to make swords, hearts, fish, flowers and much more! 

And that’s not all! Every third Saturday of every month, there’s a great produce market too, and we’ll also be running FREE workshops then!!

Our shop will be open as usual during both markets from 9.30am-5.00pm, so come and browse our willow kits, handmade products and greetings cards, or pick up some willow to weave with at home!

If you’ve always fancied having a go at this fantastic traditional craft, then come and have a go and talk to us about our courses and workshops.

What a perfect way to spend a Saturday! Hope to see you there!!

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Willow Crafts for Christmas 2 – Saturday 7th December

10.00 am – 4.00 pm, Pinetum Park & Pine Lodge Gardens, St Austell PL25 3RQ

One day courses where you will learn to make beautiful willow items for your home or as presents. Participants are shown how to weave with a selection of different willow using a variety of different techniques. Full instructions and all tools and materials are provided. Suitable for complete beginners and lots of fun.

Covers a variety of willow weaving techniques using both dried and freshly cut willow. Come and learn how to make several small willow decorations, including stars, wreaths, hearts and trees. It is a fantastic course to get you into the festive spirit, with mince-pies and mulled wine!

£40 per person, which includes all the materials required. Tea, coffee, biscuits and mince-pies are provided, but you’ll need to either bring a packed lunch or adjourn to the tea-room on site.

Booking is essential as places are limited.

To book, download our booking form, or email us or call us on 01726 833555 / 07712 151875, and we will send you a booking form which will need to be returned, together with a deposit of £20.

Willow Crafts for Christmas 2 – Tuesday 26th November

10.00 am – 4.00 pm, Pinetum Park & Pine Lodge Gardens, St Austell PL25 3RQ

One day courses where you will learn to make beautiful willow items for your home or as presents. Participants are shown how to weave with a selection of different willow using a variety of different techniques. Full instructions and all tools and materials are provided. Suitable for complete beginners and lots of fun.

Covers a variety of willow weaving techniques using both dried and freshly cut willow. Come and learn how to make several small willow decorations, including stars, wreaths, hearts and trees. It is a fantastic course to get you into the festive spirit, with mince-pies and mulled wine!

£40 per person, which includes all the materials required. Tea, coffee, biscuits and mince-pies are provided, but you’ll need to either bring a packed lunch or adjourn to the tea-room on site.

Booking is essential as places are limited.

To book, download our booking form, or email us or call us on 01726 833555 / 07712 151875, and we will send you a booking form which will need to be returned, together with a deposit of £20.

Willow Crafts for Christmas 1 – Friday 6th December

10.00 am – 4.00 pm, Pinetum Park & Pine Lodge Gardens, St Austell PL25 3RQ

One day courses where you will learn to make beautiful willow items for your home or as presents. Participants are shown how to weave with a selection of different willow using a variety of different techniques. Full instructions and all tools and materials are provided. Suitable for complete beginners and lots of fun.

Covers a variety of willow weaving techniques using both dried and freshly cut willow. Come and learn how to make several small willow decorations, including stars, wreaths, hearts and trees. It is a fantastic course to get you into the festive spirit, with mince-pies and mulled wine!

£40 per person, which includes all the materials required. Tea, coffee, biscuits and mince-pies are provided, but you’ll need to either bring a packed lunch or adjourn to the tea-room on site.

Booking is essential as places are limited.

To book, download our booking form, or email us or call us on 01726 833555 / 07712 151875, and we will send you a booking form which will need to be returned, together with a deposit of £20.

Willow Crafts for Christmas 1 – Saturday 23rd November

10.00 am – 4.00 pm, Pinetum Park & Pine Lodge Gardens, St Austell PL25 3RQ

One day courses where you will learn to make beautiful willow items for your home or as presents. Participants are shown how to weave with a selection of different willow using a variety of different techniques. Full instructions and all tools and materials are provided. Suitable for complete beginners and lots of fun.

Covers a variety of willow weaving techniques using both dried and freshly cut willow. Come and learn how to make several small willow decorations, including stars, wreaths, hearts and trees. It is a fantastic course to get you into the festive spirit, with mince-pies and mulled wine!

£40 per person, which includes all the materials required. Tea, coffee, biscuits and mince-pies are provided, but you’ll need to either bring a packed lunch or adjourn to the tea-room on site.

Booking is essential as places are limited.

To book, download our booking form, or email us or call us on 01726 833555 / 07712 151875, and we will send you a booking form which will need to be returned, together with a deposit of £20.

Willow Crafts for Christmas 1 – Tuesday 12th November

10.00 am – 4.00 pm, Pinetum Park & Pine Lodge Gardens, St Austell PL25 3RQ

One day courses where you will learn to make beautiful willow items for your home or as presents. Participants are shown how to weave with a selection of different willow using a variety of different techniques. Full instructions and all tools and materials are provided. Suitable for complete beginners and lots of fun.

Covers a variety of willow weaving techniques using both dried and freshly cut willow. Come and learn how to make several small willow decorations, including stars, wreaths, hearts and trees. It is a fantastic course to get you into the festive spirit, with mince-pies and mulled wine!

£40 per person, which includes all the materials required. Tea, coffee, biscuits and mince-pies are provided, but you’ll need to either bring a packed lunch or adjourn to the tea-room on site.

Booking is essential as places are limited.

To book, download our booking form, or email us or call us on 01726 833555 / 07712 151875, and we will send you a booking form which will need to be returned, together with a deposit of £20.