Tuition via Zoom - Beginners
These are online course packages of 4 x 1-1 Zoom sessions (first session FREE), supporting handouts and instructions, homework and email/whats app support between sessions. Tuition is comprehensive and will enable you to make rapid progress through basketmaking skills. Material kits available if required although willow purchasing advice will be given in Session 1.
Weave a Berry Basket
Session 1 (FREE) Purchasing and preparing buff and brown willow for weaving, sorting and soaking, selection of materials for basketmaking. Tools for basketmaking.
For Canada and USA Willow supplies contact Branch Ranch
Session 2 £70 Weaving bases
Session 3 £70 Staking up and Waling
Session 4 £70 Trac border and principles of inserting handles
Weave a fruit basket
Session 1 (FREE) Revision - preparing brown willow for weaving, sorting and soaking, selection of materials for basketmaking.
Session 2 £70 Bases evaluated and continued
Session 3 £70 Weaving continued - Introduction to french randing
Session 4 £70 Behind one borders
Beginner 3 Weave a Small shopping basket with handle
Session 1 (FREE) Troubleshooting with material preparation
Session 2 £70 Larger bases
Session 3 £70 Weaving Continued - French randing, English Randing, Slewing
Session 3 £70 Behind 2 borders
To get the most out of these courses it is advised that you purchase a webcam and adjustable stand which can be used to focus closely on your hands.