Small frame baskets - 29 March

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Small frame baskets - 29 March

90.00

ABOUT THIS DAY:
Using beautiful coloured willow grown by Annemarie and Tom, you will learn to make a simple and beautiful frame basket. You will work with techniques traditionally used in the countryside by gypsies and agricultural workers. Perfect as a small fruit bowl or bread basket. The basket will be a shallow vessel approximately 30cm long.

DATES: 29 March 2018
TIME:  10.00-4.30
VENUE:  Isfield, near Lewes, East Sussex
COST:   £90

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN:

·       How to prepare and select willow for weaving

·       How to make a hoop and set the ribs

·       How tie in the first pair of ribs

·       How to use a simple system to allow your basket to build up evenly

·       How to use simple basketry tools

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 is suitable for total beginners, and intermediate basket makers too

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Travel and Accommodation:

If you are travelling from afar we can help you to find lovely overnight accommodation. Please ask.

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.

Course Terms and Conditions:

Your place on a course is only secured by booking and paying in full in advance. 

Cancellations:

If you cancel having paid, I'll refund 90% of your fee if I'm able to fill your place. If I'm not able to fill your place you’ll forfeit your fee. I will make every reasonable effort to find someone to take your place. If you book and pay but do not attend the course, no refund will be given. No refunds can be given if you cancel or fail to attend. In the unlikely event that I need to cancel the course, you’ll receive a full refund. Bookings are not transferable.

Accessibility;

A certain level of physical ability is required for these courses. My aim is to make my willow daysaccessible but if you do have mobility issues please contact me before you book. My courses are designed for adults, however, age 15 + olds are welcome if accompanied by a responsible, participating adult.