Develop your weaving skills through learning different techniques of willow weaving and basket making to create these decorative flowers and bird feeders in this varied and interesting workshop. You will be taught the technique of a basket base and shaping to produce your own willow flower. You will also make a circular fat ball bird feeder, a corn dolly bird feeder which can be filled with lard and seeds, and a beautiful cylindrical bird feeder for fat balls.
All essential tools and materials will be provided on the day.
No prior experience is necessary for this workshop.
Sarah Hatton is an experienced basket maker and willow grower based in the South Wales Valleys town of Caerphilly. She is committed to making quality willow baskets using materials grown in the UK, which she sells through her company, Hatton Willow. Sarah has also taken part in a number of larger commissions and runs a sister business called, Lily Willow Coffins
1 Day Workshop
Homemade lunch, equipment and materials are provided.
Workshop Dates Available:
4th May 2019
Book your place
8 places available/ Minimum of 4 for workshop to proceed