Frame Basket Course - 7 & 8 Dec 2017

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Frame Basket Course - 7 & 8 Dec 2017

160.00

FRAME BASKET COURSE

Please note this course is by pre-arrangment with Annemarie only via the Contact form.

I am offering a two day workshop to make a simple and beautiful frame basket. These are traditionally made in rural areas all over Europe. We will look at different systems to create and fill the form, taking a close look at the Cyntell and the Ulster potato basket. 

You’ll learn how to set up and complete a generous harvesting basket.(Approx 30cm diameter) 

WHEN: 7-8 December
TIME: 10am-4.30pm
COST: £160
WHERE: Isfield, near Lewes, East Sussex

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN:

  • How to attach two willow hoops to create the frame
  • Simple knife skills to shave the basket ribs
  • To recognise different Frame baskets including the Ulster potato basket and the Welsh Cyntell
  • How to create a system of weaving which fills the basket evenly

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 for intermediate basketmakers.

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