Time: 10.00am-4.30pm price: £190
Learn to weave this traditional large Irish Round Skib Basket course is suitable for intermediate & advanced weavers.
This handome serving basket has a long history and thanks to the work weaver Joe Hogan these baskets beautiful baskets have been given a huge revival.
Traditionally these baskets were used to strain and serve potatoes in rural Ireland using home grown willow. Today they look great on a wall and are used as excellent serving platters.
Using the finest English Willows you will learn Irish weaving techniques and work on a large border to create this handsome and useful basket. The large border is great practice!
The willows tea and coffee shop on the ground floor of the building will be open during the course serving the finest ethical rainforest alliance coffee and teas, award-winning cakes and simple savouries.
You must have good mobility in hands & feet & be able to stand whilst working.
Please wear old (non dangly) clothes, covered toe shoes (no sandals) & little or no jewellry.
Course Booking Terms and Conditions:
Receipt of payment secures your place and is none refundable. Please see T&C page for full T&C’s. When booking you are agreeing to these terms.