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Willow Baskets Part 1 - Basket Bases

Learn how to weave with willow
Carshalton, Surrey
£28 pp
2hrs 30min
What happens in this class?

Set in the peaceful grounds of the Ecology Centre this workshops introduces you to the start of the basketweaving process using the 'stake and strand method'. We will be working under shelter using English willow to learn about base construction, allowing you time to get into the rhythm of willow weaving.

At the end of the session you will have produced a basket base which you can either leave as a trivet or flower wall decoration.

I am also running a second workshop that helps to develop the technique learnt in this workshop and allows you to create a full…

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Things to remember

We will meet on the lawn next to the Old Rectory building, The Old Rectory, Festival Walk, Carshalton, SM5 3NY

Covid guidelines

  • The session will take place outdoors but will remain socially distanced and I will wear a mask if in close contact with you.
  • Please bring a towel and…
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Your Teacher

Emily is a potter and basketweaver passionate about sharing her skills with you! Making with our hands is so important; it makes us feel connected and present to materials and process and unleashes the creativity in everyone. Emily works from her little garden shed in Carshalton and hosts workshops from various locations in and around London. Please keep a look out here and hopefully something catches your eye!

Alternatively if are interested in 1-1 or family/friend workshops then please get in touch.

Class Location
Sutton Ecology Centre
Carshalton, Surrey
Old Rectory building, The Old Rectory
Festival Walk