West Moss-side Organic Farm and Centre nr Stirling Scotland

Course Details - Small Frame basket

This is a special opportunity to work with Georgia on a one day workshop. To make a little frame basket just big enough for half a dozen eggs or collecting mushrooms. - Georgia is the author of the well used book Basket Making. She has developed the techniques of combining different materials into her baskets, so it is really fantastic that she has agreed to share some of her knowledge here at West Moss-side.


ABOUT THE COURSE
 
Title Small Frame basket with Georgia Crook
Description

This one day workshop will introduce you to the technique of frame basket work. Using mainly willow with the opportunity of incorporating some hedgerow material  you will learn how to construct the ribs of the frame, weave between the ribs to create the basket and put on a little handle.

About the tutor
Georgia Crook
Georgia uses wild materials found around her home to make her inventive and unusual baskets. She has had work shown in galleries and exhibitions all over the British Isles and in Europe, and has a piece of work in the permanent collection of the National Museums of Scotland...
 
We're very lucky indeed to have her here. (Kate Sankey)


You can find a more comprehensive bio here.
Prerequisite knowledge/skills

No previous skills are required to come on this workshop.

Course format

Georgia will demonstrate all the stages of making the frame basket and you will have time to practice during the day.

After completing this course...
You will have a little egg basket - for collecting and storing your eggs.

INFORMATION
 
Cost
£75.00
Duration This is a one-day course, starting at 10:00 and finishing at 16:30
Dates There are no current scheduled dates for this course, please click here to send us a message indicating your interest in receiving details when they become available
Meals Country farmhouse fare will be provided together with generous supplies of teas and coffee.
Accomodation Sorry the yurts are packed away until April. see www.trossachsyurts.com
Disabled facilities

QUESTIONS
 
More information
How do I book a place? There are no current scheduled dates for this course, please click here to send us a message indicating your interest in receiving details when they become available
What should I bring with me?
Participants could bring some of their own material /ideas and we could discuss how to go about incorporating it into their piece. Georgia will bring some samples of her own work along for ideas for those who would like a little more direction.   You will need a notebook.  Don't forget your camera too!
Are there any other related courses I can attend?
Other workshops in willow are Traditional Basket Making , Jane Wilkinson's Square basket  and Anthea Naylor Random weave and sculptures and Geoff Forrest's Irish creels and Pascal Carr's log baskets and platters.