Willow Bark Shoulder bag (Intermediate/Advanced) with Rachel Hutton – On Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th May 2024


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Time: 10.00am-4.30pm price: £190

Willow Bark Shoulder bag 


You will learn how to create a stunning shoulder or market bag using beautiful willow bark & incorporating a variety of modern & traditional weaving techniques.

We will be attaching a leather handle (or handles) & learning some basic leatherworking techniques.


You will learn practical tips & techniques on


  • selection of different types & lengths of willow
  • preparation of willow
  • designing for strength & stability
  • creating traditional & modern weaves
  • controlling shapes & pattern
  • use of basic basketry tools & techniques
  • PPE (personal protective equipment) selection & use
  • health & safety related to willow work



This two day course is the perfect development  course for those who have already completed a number of baskets & wish to extend their range of weaves & bases. This course is not suitable for beginners or those who have only produced baskets on courses before.


You must have good mobility in hands & feet & be able to stand whilst working.


Please bring with you an old towel.


Level- intermediate/Advanced

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.