16 May 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Make a garden trug to collect vegetables and flowers from your garden
This course will include different techniques of willow weaving and basket making. Our most popular course, this beautiful garden trug will introduce you to weaving frame baskets. You will be shown how to create a frame, to add ribs to create the shape of the basket and add the weaving, designing your own pattern. You will have a wonderful day in a beautiful setting learning an ancient craft.
This course is £65 payable by Paypal, bank transfer or by cheque. The course will be held between 10:00am and 4:00pm in Nantgarw China Works Museum.
This course is booked direct with Hatton Willow through the following link
All materials and tools are provided and you take home everything you make. Please bring any refreshments, snacks and a packed lunch with you.
Sarah Hatton, the course tutor, has been willow weaving since 2008. She has been involved in many large scale projects, most recently producing 70 gift baskets for the World Leaders attending the NATO Summit in Newport.
Sarah was awarded the Craft Showcase Award 2015 at Made by Hand, Cardiff. She grows her own willow in Caerphilly which gives her a yearlong sustainable source of willow.
Guided by your tutor Sarah she will take you through the course step by step and will make sure that you go home with something you are proud of.