Willow Intermediate Course, Rope Wale & Polish Shopper 4-6 May


Willow Intermediate Course, Rope Wale & Polish Shopper 4-6 May


DATES: 4-6 May 2018

TIME: 10.00-4.30

VENUE: Isfield, near Lewes


Who is this course suitable for:

The course is suitable for anyone who has made a minimum of 5 baskets.

What you will learn:

How to make a polish shopper with a either a block weave or a rope wale.
How to select materials for these distinctive weaves.
How to complete a rod border with a follow on.
How to add a cross handle and if time permits, a lid.

You will make at least one round basket with a handle over the three days. 


3 days full-time tuition
All materials for the course
Delicious homemade lunches in Annemarie and Tom’s home
Tea, coffee and biscuits throughout each day



Our studio/home is in Isfield, East Sussex, which is 1-hour south of London and 45 minutes from Gatwick International Airport.

ACCOMODATION: We can help arrange for you to stay locally – either in Isfield or the historic town of Lewes. Please contact us if you would like help or advice booking accommodation.

TRANSFERS: If you are travelling from abroad we can pick up from Gatwick International Airport for a cost of £35 or from Lewes or Uckfield train stations at no charge.

Tools, books and willow will be available to purchase at the end of the course.

East Sussex has a huge variety of places to visit and things to do. The historic town of Lewes has many shops, restaurants, cafes and sights to see - Lewes Castle, The Grange Gardens, Priory ruins to name a few. The surrounding area also offers a great selection of creative sights if you would like to extend your visit: Charleston Farmhouse - Firle, Ditchling Museum – Ditchling, Glyndebourne Opera, De La Warr Pavilion - Bexhill, Jerwood Gallery - Hastings, Brighton Museum, Towner Gallery – Eastbourne.

The course will run with a maximum of 6 students.

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