At Oriel Myrddin Gallery, Church Lane, Carmarthen. *NB, We apologise that the studio space is on the first floor (no lift) and not accessible to those with restricted mobility.
Come and weave your very own coiled rope effect basket with our locally grown and Somerset willow. Perfect for beginners and above.
What you will learn:
How to make a stake and strand base using pairing weave
How to stake up the sides of the basket
How to use a 5 rod wale to weave the sides and create the rope coil effect
How to add colour as “in-fill” between the coils
Lunch is not included, but there are a number of places to buy lunch on King Street.
10.30am – 4.30pm ish
£45 per person including all materials and tools
About the tutor: Justine Burgess of West Wales Willows.
Justine originally trained as an engineer, and worked in the charity and education sectors, before becoming a partner in West Wales Willows with her husband, Alan. On their smallholding in Carmarthenshire, they grow around 250 varieties of willow and Justine weaves with willow and teaches a wide range of workshops in Wales.
This workshop will be held in at Oriel Myrddin Gallery, Church Lane, Carmarthen SA31 1LH