Willow Garden Decorations

Sarah Gardner

This course will teach you how to weave three dimensional shapes using different sized willow to create decorations for your garden. You will learn how to make a sphere and a dragonfly using basic basketry techniques such as the random weave. You will also have the opportunity to make a two dimensional star.

Crafts using your hands can be a therapeutic and an enjoyable experience. Make your very own handmade items to give as gifts or keep for your own garden.

This course is suitable for all levels including beginners.

White Room, Phoenix Art Space

All materials and tools provided.

Sarah Gardner trained as textile designer, this sparked her interest in constructed textiles and led to her practicing basketry for the past 7 Years. She is interested in growing and foraging natural materials for making but also has a make-do-and-mend approach and is always on the look-out for man-made materials that can be adapted or useful in basket-making. This requires a lot of testing to work out the qualities of the materials and their suitability for different weaving techniques. As an advocate for the crafts Sarah also helps run a small leather accessories company and teaches and practices basketry in Brighton.

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