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    Chair seating with cane, rush, willow or cord (SLW08485)

    31 January 2019 to 3 February 2019. Learn traditional chair seating techniques including handling materials, weaving and the finishing process. Bring a chair or stool to re-seat in one of the materials listed or pre-order a stool frame from the Colle...

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    The sustainable container – baskets from willow (SLW08571)

    7 to 10 March 2019. Make baskets for everyday life from sustainable willow. Complete two or three projects of your choice from shopping or laundry baskets, to storage boxes and letter racks. Learn about willow harvesting, construction and weaving tec...

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    Willow basketmaking – beyond the basics (SLW08736)

    25 to 28 April 2019. If you've made a basket or two and are ready to learn new weaves or forms, this course aims to increase confidence in making and understanding of technique. After revisiting round work, you will try out new weaves with patterns a...

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    Willow basketmaking (S1D08898)

    1 July 2019. Appreciate the special qualities of willow as you learn to weave two small items and incorporate colour patterns in your design. Tutors: Mary Butcher

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    Willow basketmaking for garden produce (S3D08900)

    1 to 4 July 2019. Explore weaving techniques for a variety of traditional or non-traditional willow baskets used for foraging, flowers or storing garden produce. Make round, oval or square work as you gain a good knowledge of basket structure, using...