Basket Making Courses

Make a sun hat in time for the heat of summer.

Made over a hat block mould, this hat is woven using a pairing weave and can have a variety of brims to suit your taste. Students will be asked to supply their chosen hat size and style (sun hat or…

Cost: £150 for 2 days
Duration: 2 days
Venue: Birches Farm Barn, Kington, Herefordshire
Make this highly traditional lidded basket

The frail is a highly traditional lidded rush basket. This course will teach the wide plait method of construction. Some elements of the basket will be available ready-made in case of time…

Cost: £160 for 2 days
Duration: 2 days
Venue: Birches Barn, Kington, Herefordshire
Make a variety of square baskets in rush

This course will teach a range of square basket possibilities, including plain and twill weaves over a mould, sandwich-and-sew borders and more. You will leave the course with at least one square…

Cost: £150 for two days
Duration: 2 days
Venue: Birches Barn Farm, Kington