3 Day Willow basketry course - St Ives, Cornwall

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3 Day Willow basketry course - St Ives, Cornwall

300.00

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

Using beautiful native willow, learn to make a simple and beautiful bag or basket over 3 days. Attach a leather or wooden handle. This is an immersive course for beginners or anyone wishing to improve their willow basketmaking skills. 

 DATE: 13, 14 & 15 September 2019

TIME: 10.30-4.30

COST: £300

VENUE: Porthmeor Studios: Borlase Smart Room. St Ives

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN:

  • How to prepare and select willow for weaving

  • How to make a round base

  • How to stake up a basket and weave the sides

  • How to finish a basket by making a simple border

  • How to make and attach a handle/ lid

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
Tea, coffee and biscuits throughout the day
All materials and tuition

WHO IS THIS SUITABLE FOR:
This is suitable for total beginners or anyone who has made some baskets but would like to improve their skills.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

This course is part of the St Ives Festival, for more information about the festival click here .

Annemarie O’Sullivan will be exhibiting new work as part of the St Ives festival, the opening night of the exhibition is 14th September 2019. For more information about The Art of Gathering at The New Craftsman gallery in St Ives please click here.

 

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