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Christmas Willow Weaving Workshop


Date: 12 December @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm GMT


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Christmas Willow Weaving
12th December 2024
£ 125.00
10 available

Basketry (or willow weaving as it has become known) is widely believed to be the oldest craft in the world, dating back ten to twelve thousand years and predating pottery.

Willow weaving in an ancient craft and evidence has been discovered that it was also practised in Roman times. Willow is still used to make functional items but it is also used to produce beautiful sculptures and amazing structures.

The willow Sarah uses is from the Somerset Levels and is a renewable and sustainable crop. It is the ultimate green product absorbing carbon from the atmosphere as it grows.

The sculptures are made entirely of willow.  Sarah’s workshops are run at a steady pace and are suitable for beginners. You will be expertly guided through every step to create a wonderful sculpture of your own.

In our festive 5 in a day workshop you will make a heart, wreath, angel, star and a robin from willow.

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