Date(s) - 22/02/2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pett Village Hall
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Tutor: Danny Manning
Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm
Venues: Pett Village Hall – Saturday 22nd February 2020
ESFWI HQ Hailsham – Saturdays 15th February & 21st March 2020
Cost £: Members £30 (Non-Members £35) includes tea, coffee and biscuits.
An intensive fun day workshop with the opportunity to learn two basket weaving techniques in one session! In the morning ‘Stake and Strand’ – working with freshly cut willow learn how to weave a base and sides to form an attractive basket with a decorative border. In the afternoon learn the technique of ‘coiling ‘ and create a basket using recycled small balls of tapestry wools or different coloured raffia. Step by Step tuition and one to one support throughout the whole day – with plenty of recapping! Participants need to bring on the day £18 to cover willow and other materials. You will need to bring with you a sharp pair of secateurs, various size knitting needles, wooden pegs , a kitchen weight or large pebble ( to weigh down your bases while you work on the sides of the basket), scissors, small balls of various coloured tapestry wools ( bright colours particularly suitable) and a large eyed tapestry needle.
Priority booking open: Tue 7th January 2020
Open to non-members: Tue 21st January 2020
Closing date: Tue 4th February 2020
Download application form here