THREE DAY BEGINNER / INTERMEDIATE BASKETMAKING: 5-7 July
THE AZOREAN LUNCH BASKET
Using Somerset buff willow you will learn to make an elegant lunch basket.
This was a basket used by children in the Azores to carry their lunch to school.
Making this basket covers a huge number of techniques. So satisfying!
WHEN: 5-7 July
WHERE: Isfield, near Lewes, East Sussex
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN:
- How to begin to read a basket and select materials
- Continental oval base
- French rand
- 3 rod wale
- Rod border
- Hinges and fastenings
- Skeined handles
INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
A light vegetarian lunch
Tea, coffee and biscuits throughout the day
All materials and tuition
WHO IS THIS SUITABLE FOR:
This course is a good beginners project in oval basket making, and for more advanced makers this is a great opportunity to learn about lids, fastenings and fixings.