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Willow Frame Baskets with Annemarie O’Sullivan

March 16th 2022 @ 9:30 am - March 18th 2022 @ 4:30 pm

£380

On this three day frame basket course, you will use willow grown by Annemarie and Tom to make a frame basket. You will work with techniques traditionally used in the countryside by gypsies and agricultural workers. We’ll examine different shapes and structures used in frame baskets. We’ll consider which weaves work best and learn to how pack the weaving to ensure the build up is even. This course is suitable for beginners or intermediate makers. It will be an active few days. Some of the work will be outdoors.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN:

  • How to prepare and select willow for weaving

  • How to cleave and shave ribs

  • How to make a hoop and set the ribs

  • How to use a simple system to allow your basket to build up evenly

  • For intermediate makers the option to make a twisted willow handle

  • Use a shave horse, drawknife and wooden former to make the structure of your basket.

Details

Start:
March 16th 2022 @ 9:30 am
End:
March 18th 2022 @ 4:30 pm
Cost:
£380
Event Category:
Website:
https://annemarieosullivancourses.com/courses-1/p/willow-frame-basket

Organiser

Annemarie O’Sullivan
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Venue

Isfield, near Lewes, East Sussex
Isfield
Lewes, East Sussex
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