Sun 27 Nov 2016
Image: Nicole Hawkins
Create your own handmade willow decorations for your home and tree.
Get into the festive spirit by joining us for a fun day workshop making beautiful hand-made willow decorations for your Christmas tree and home. Add some ribbon and sparkle to make unique personalized decorations using both farmed Somerset willow and the multi-coloured willow grown in Dorset.
About the Leader:
Kim Creswell has been enchanted by natural materials all of her life and first encountered the joys of working with willow over 20 years ago. Kim began teaching basketry, sculpture and other rural crafts in 1999 and has held many successful and enjoyable willow weaving workshops and demonstrations in venues as diverse as National Trust properties, music and arts festivals, schools, corporate team building events and village halls, to name but a few.
Kim will be teaching a range of willow courses at Kingcombe in 2015 including: Willow for the Garden (Sat 12 Mar), Willow Badgers Sculpture Workshop (Sat 30 Jul), Willow Owls Sculpture Workshop (Sun 31 Jul) and Willow Sculpture Weekend Workshop (Fri 14 – Sun 16 Oct).
£85 pp - includes all tuition, materials, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.
Arrive from 9.45am for morning tea. The course will start at 10.00am and finish at 4.00pm.
What to bring:
All tools and materials are provided, however if you have a sharp pair of secateurs, knife, apron and notebook it would be useful.
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