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Blackberry Baskets

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Make yourself a lovely blackberry basket. A perfect size to take berry picking. You will be using traditional soaked willow combined with a variety of hedgerow materials. A delightful weekend workshop making a simple basket incorporating all basic basket making techniques.

This course is suitable for beginnners and those with some previous experience.

 

Weekend Course £230 - includes materials, use of tools, homemade lunches, teas, coffees and home baked cakes with real Devon cream tea on Sunday

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Image of a  Blackberry Basket made from willow and hedgerow materials

What You Will Learn On Your Course

  • You will learn how to weave a round basket base
  • Stake up - putting your stakes into your base
  • Upsetting - the weaving used to hold your stakes in position
  • Waling - a strong weave that holds all your basket weaving tight.
  • You will learn simple weaves that make up the sides of your basket
  • Finish the top of your basket with a beautiful border
  • Handles - add a handle to your basket in a choice of designs.
  • Hedgerow materials - which types and when to gather them.

Dates & Locations