THREE DAY INTERMEDIATE BASKETMAKING: THE AZOREAN LUNCH BASKET July 5-7

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THREE DAY INTERMEDIATE BASKETMAKING: THE AZOREAN LUNCH BASKET July 5-7

270.00

Using Somerset buff willow you will learn to make an elegant lunch basket. This was a basket used by children in the Azores to carry their lunch to school.
Making this basket covers a huge number of techniques. So satisfying!

WHEN: 5-7 July
TIME: 10am-4.30pm
COST: £270
WHERE: Isfield, near Lewes, East Sussex


WHAT WILL YOU LEARN:

  • How to begin to read a basket and select materials
  • Continental oval base
  • French rand
  • 3 rod wale
  • Rod border
  • Lid
  • Hinges and fastenings
  • Skeined handles

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 course is a good beginners project in oval basket making, and for more advanced makers this is a great opportunity to learn about lids, fastenings and fixings.

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