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Willow Craft

If you are interested in joining a Willow Craft course, please make sure you enrol by the deadline (usually a week before the course takes place) as enough willow needs to be soaked for several days before the course. 

Introduction to Basket Weaving 

An introduction into the wonderful world of willow:  learn the basic techniques to create two beautiful items.                                                                                                                         

Week 1 Create a Catalan tension tray   

Week 2 & 3– Weave a rustic berry basket                                                                                      

Deadline for enrolment:  1 week before the course takes place.  Materials cost:  £20.00 per student, payable to the tutor on the first session                          

Wednesdays 6.30pm to 9pm    Sarah Edwards                                                                                                                                          

3 sessions on 18 & 25 January & 1 February   £60/£36     WCS3    Stoke Lodge  

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Introduction to Willow  Weaving 

An introduction to the intriguing world of willow sculpture. Create three lovely items to decorate your home or garden. 

Week 1 Sphere,

Week 2 Heart

Week 3- Bird

No previous experience necessary.  

Deadline for enrolment:  1 week before the course takes place  

Materials cost:  £20.00 per student, payable to the tutor on the first session 

Wednesdays 6.30pm to 9pm    Sarah Edwards 

3 sessions on 8, 15 & 22 March     £60/£36     WCS4     Stoke Lodge  

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Willow craft courses on Saturdays 

Willow  Owl Workshop  

Create one of these enchanting creatures for your garden.  Discover the creative potential of willow, learn the basic techniques and then weave your own Owl from locally sourced willow to take home.                                                                                                                                    

Practical: Make your own woven willow Owl, to take home, so please allow for necessary transportation.                                                 

Deadline for enrolment:  1 week before the course takes place.  Materials cost:  £15.00 per student, payable to the tutor on the day                                            

Saturday 10am to 4pm     Sarah Edwards                                                                                                                                         

1 session on 4 February        £68/£42     WCS8   Stoke Lodge  

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Berry Basket Workshop  

Weave a fabulous berry basket from locally sourced willow, perfect for collecting homegrown produce, foraging for berries or a stylish eco-friendly option for popping to the shops.                                                                                                                                                     Deadline for enrolment:  1 week before the course takes place.      Materials cost:  £15 per student, payable to the tutor on the day  

Saturday 10am to 4pm     Sarah Edwards                                                                                                                                         

1 session on 4 March       £68/£42     WCS9     Stoke Lodge  

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Easter Bunny and Basket Workshop  

Weave your own willow Easter Bunny to adorn your home or garden and make a beautiful nest basket for collecting your eggs.                                                                                              

Practical: Make a rabbit and a nest style basket from locally sourced willow                             

Deadline for enrolment:  1 week before the course takes place .  Materials cost:  £15 per student, payable to the tutor on the day     

Saturday 10am to 4pm     Sarah Edwards                                                                                                                                                                   

1 session on 25 March      £68/ £42    WCS10       Stoke Lodge  

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