Public Workshops

Willow & Felt-making Courses 2020

Basketmaking is a 10,000 year old craft, and I feel privileged to be able to teach such an amazing and versatile skill to my students. I offer opportunities for beginners and improvers to create both traditional and modern baskets and sculptural forms. From the Welsh Cyntell and Tea Basket to quirky Driftwood Pod Baskets, I can help you develop your skills to achieve what you envisage.

I also specialise in teaching willow sculpture, usually animals, using willow in a very different way, and I have on offer several interesting one day courses throughout the summer.

On my willow courses, I mainly use my own organically grown, hand harvested willow.

On felt making courses, I use my own hand sheared, Blue Faced Leicester wool, plant dyed using dyes from my own garden.

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Willow Sculpture Courses @ Plas Helyg

All courses include materials and run from 10-5pm.

April 11th      Leaping Hare
April 25th      Honey Bee
May 9th          Lizard
May 23rd       Dragonfly
June 6th         Small Dog (previous students only)

All courses include materials.
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Willow Basketry Courses @ Learning Pembrokeshire

Basketry Courses in various venues in Pembrokeshire! Upcoming classes include….
March 4th for 4 weeks @ Crymych Learning Centre
April 21st for 3 weeks @ Tenby Learning Centre
April 22nd for 8 weeks at Haverfordwest Learning Centre
For all of these courses and more details please book through Learning Pembrokeshire

Felt making courses @ Plas Helyg

All courses include materials and run from 10-5.

July 4th @ Plas Helyg ‘From Fleece to Felt’
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