Beginners Willow Weaving
Emma Purcell - Friday 20 September
Morning Course 10.00am to 1.00pm
Learn how to make a thing of beauty with a practical use from this most ancient of materials.
Spend the morning coaxing English willow into hoops and then weaving a beautiful and practical Catalonian Tension Tray to take home. Perfect for serving bread, fruit, cheese and nibbles it will also look attractive hung on the wall when not in use. This is an accessible course for absolute beginners with willow.
Emma makes baskets, sculptural forms and cordage, mostly from willow but also from rush and salvaged materials from the fields and hedgerows close to Curious House. She also grows a variety of willow species here in Sussex, which she uses in her work.
£45 plus £5 for materials. The course includes refreshments but not lunch. Numbers are limited to 8.