Texture and Form in Willow

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Texture and Form in Willow

200.00

ABOUT THIS COURSE:
This course is aimed at makers who wish to develop their understanding of form and texture in willow. Students will be guided through different weaves to create texture.

Students should be familiar with a three rod wale.

DATES: 18, 19 May 2019
TIME:  10.00-4.30
VENUE:  Isfield Village Hall, near Lewes, East Sussex
COST:   £200

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN:

  • How to rope wale, braid weave, mouth wale, countered and un-countered alternate waling and three strand braidweave.

  • How to create balance and texture in the weave

  • How to control the form using hoops

  • How to finish the basket with a simple Azorean trac border

Please note this course will not cover fitching

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 those with some experience in basket making.

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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.