Willow Backpack

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Willow Backpack

200.00

ABOUT THIS DAY:

On this two day course you will learn how to make a sturdy willow backpack, for rural or urban foraging.

DATES: 12 & 13th October 2018
TIME:  10.00-4.30
VENUE:  Isfield, near Lewes, East Sussex
COST:   £200

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN:

How to make a scallomed base with a hoop
How to scallom
Develop different weaves for building the sides
How to shape your basket so that it sits flat against your back
How to make a strong rod border
How to cut and attach leather handles to ensure your backpack fits you well

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

WHO IS THIS SUITABLE FOR:

This is suitable for makers who have made a few willow baskets and are keen to improve their skills.

Photos: James Winspear

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