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    The sustainable container – baskets from willow (S3D07706)

    12 to 15 March 2018. 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 te...

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    Willow basketmaking or chair seating in cane and rush (SLW07825)

    27 to 30 April 2018. Experience three classic materials and learn a variety of basket weaving or chair seating techniques as you work on projects of your choice. Beginners are shown the basic skills while the more experienced build on their existing...

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    Willow sculpture on a small scale (S3D07868)

    14 to 17 May 2018. Learn how to make non-traditional forms with willow and other natural materials. Develop your skills and originality through practical exercises and discussions, using versatile traditional techniques. After sampling techniques, yo...

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    Willow basketmaking – preserving British techniques (S3D08147)

    18 to 21 September 2018. Explore unique British willow basketmaking techniques while gaining knowledge of basket history. After making an English oval base, continue with this form or others, using a variety of weaves for base, sides and borders, and...