Willow Basket Making

23rd + 24th March 2019

10am - 4pm (both days)

With Mandy Coates.

Gorgeous and functional.

Using Mandy's home grown willow you will learn traditional techniques on this two-day course.

You will make a traditional willow shopping basket with a plaited rush detail around the top.

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Mandy Coates is an acclaimed basket maker, known for her traditional and contemporary baskets in willow, rush and hedgerow materials. For almost 30 years Mandy has been weaving baskets, from log to shopping, as well as seating, plant supports and traditional repairs. Mandy’s work has been exhibited widely in numerous galleries and she has a busy teaching and demonstrating schedule at numerous events and intuitions. An extremely popular tutor, Mandy conveys her passion for using the simple tools and differently coloured home-grown willow in the holistic practice of basket making.

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