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Dizzycow

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Re: Basket weaving
« Reply #30 on: July 13, 2011, 10:57:22 am »
I spoke this morning to Catherine from All About Willow.

She will do a two day course (she doesn't encourage one day courses because she ends up finishing everyone's baskets off for them as they run out of time.) either mid week or weekend for eight people. She prefers no more than eight so that she can do plenty of one to one help. The course is to make a small basket, during the making all techniques required for bigger projects will be covered. Included in the day will also be another base so that we can have a go by ourselves afterwards. Lunch will be provided, all materials etc.

The two days cost £80 p/p providing we get 8 places filled.

She's available 10th + 11th Sept, 24th +25th Sept, or any mid-week dates in Sept.

We can do the course anywhere, I'm happy to have it here although of course that doesn't suit everyone!

I'd quite like to get something booked here, and can probably fill it quite easily with people from this area if it doesn't suit, but would be fun to have a course populated by TAS people!  ;D

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egglady

  • Joined Jun 2009
Re: Basket weaving
« Reply #31 on: July 13, 2011, 11:26:15 am »
Dizzycow, too far for me at that price but can you pm me her details please and i'll contact her separately about running one in the NE of Fife area.

many thanks and enjoy your course - glad i started the thread now :)

melodrama

  • Joined Jun 2011
  • Forfar
Re: Basket weaving
« Reply #32 on: July 13, 2011, 12:55:30 pm »
Where in Fife are you?  I would like to do the course if thats ok x

Dizzycow

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Re: Basket weaving
« Reply #33 on: July 13, 2011, 01:13:41 pm »
Hooray!
Just outside Crossford, near Dunfermline.
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ellied

  • Joined Sep 2010
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Re: Basket weaving
« Reply #34 on: July 13, 2011, 07:46:57 pm »
If £80 for a 2 day is standard price then the one in Falkland in October looks more attractive and if I can get the £60 rate on low income (rather than it being just for folk on benefits) I'd be even more interested, so I'll not sign up for Dunfermline but thanks for taking the trouble and I hope it fills up with local folk and other TAS-ers :)
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Dizzycow

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Re: Basket weaving
« Reply #35 on: July 13, 2011, 08:13:10 pm »
Quite right too, that's what I would do if I lived close by. I'm going to hold one here, though, so anyone interested please let me know which weekend suits!  :)

ellied

  • Joined Sep 2010
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Re: Basket weaving
« Reply #36 on: August 06, 2011, 06:56:09 pm »
Melodrama, I can't find this course on the Stewardship website and emailed them on Thursday to ask but no reply as yet.. can you tell me where you saw the ad please as I'd like to have a go at this..  Thanks :)

Basketmaking for beginners/improvers - Falkland, Fife

Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd October, 9am to 5pm

A two day course with tutor Jane Wilkinson. Beginners will make a circular basket while improvers can try oval work. Improvers are encouraged to contact Jane in advance to discuss your interests. Jane can be contacted via Falkland Centre for Stewardship's office.

Cost £80/£60 and includes materials, refreshments and a lunch.

Numbers are limited and places must be booked by Wednesday 13th October.

Courses suitable for adults. For bookings and more information:
Falkland Centre for Stewardship
The Stables
Falkland Estate
Falkland
Fife
KY15 7AF
T: 01337 858838
E: info@centreforstewardship.org.uk
www.centreforstewardship.org.uk


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melodrama

  • Joined Jun 2011
  • Forfar
Re: Basket weaving
« Reply #37 on: August 07, 2011, 09:13:13 pm »
It was just on their website ellied.  They have a lot of different courses on throughout the year.  Unfortunately, I've been too busy to even get to think about getting to one - maybe soon  ;D

doganjo

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Re: Basket weaving
« Reply #38 on: August 07, 2011, 11:00:02 pm »
I can't find it either.  Perhaps they've cancelled it.
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Dizzycow

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Re: Basket weaving
« Reply #39 on: August 08, 2011, 08:35:35 am »
I've got Catherine Davies from All About Willow coming here (nr Dunfermline) on 13th & 14th Oct. £80 inc materials & lunch if anyone is interested?

melodrama

  • Joined Jun 2011
  • Forfar
Re: Basket weaving
« Reply #40 on: August 08, 2011, 11:40:33 am »
Thanks Dizzycow but I think I'll continue to look for somethign a little closer to home.  Thanks anyway x

Womble

  • Joined Mar 2009
  • Stirlingshire, Central Scotland
Re: Basket weaving
« Reply #41 on: August 12, 2011, 07:48:29 am »
Hi DC,  Diary now set for October, and unfortunately I can't manage those dates.  Have fun with the rest of the basket cases though!!
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ellied

  • Joined Sep 2010
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Re: Basket weaving
« Reply #42 on: August 30, 2011, 04:09:31 pm »
Just to say the Falkland Centre for Stewardship is re-running a "hedgerow basket" day on 18 November 10-4 for £15 - I'm booked in :)  The 2 day willow course was an old ad and no longer available but I reckon this will be fun as you go a walk on the Falkland Estate to gather your materials and then make them into something so it should be pretty organic and creative (or in my case chaotic perhaps ;) ) and if I get on with the trainer and the principles of basketmaking then I might then invest in a 2 day formal training another time.

I'm also going to a half day of apple pressing there on 15 November.. I've only got cookers here but for £7.50 it'll be another interesting morning and local enough to get coffee at Pillars after ;)
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Dizzycow

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Re: Basket weaving
« Reply #43 on: August 30, 2011, 05:30:35 pm »
Sounds fab. Hope I'm not working!

ellied

  • Joined Sep 2010
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Re: Basket weaving
« Reply #44 on: August 31, 2011, 08:03:31 am »
4th and 18th November - Hedgerow basketry with Jane Wilkinson, 10am to 4pm. PLEASE NOTE 4TH NOVEMBER IS FULLY BOOKED
Walk on the beautiful Falkland Estate and collect hedgerow material, return to the Stables Workshop to weave a hedgerow tension tray. Suitable for adults. Booking essential. Participants should bring a packed lunch with them but tea, coffee and cake will be available for donation as well. Cost £15 and includes all materials.

http://www.centreforstewardship.org.uk/events.htm
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