Create a selection of willow items to decorate your home and
garden, a lovely introduction to willow sculpture for anyone wishing to make a
couple of small items. And a great way to connect with family and friends via a
virtual workshop space.
Choose 1 or 2 items to make during this workshop. Items
include flowers dragonflies, butterflies, bird feeders, snail, fish, hearts, Christmas
decorations and more!
The workshops are suitable for teenagers, adults, and children with adult support, you will need to have good hand dexterity and strength.
Please note that the fee is per person for each of the
I will send you the willow that you need to complete the
project and a document with instructions on how to prepare the willow in
advance of the workshop as well as some hints and tips etc.
Please note that you will need to allow time for the willow to be delivered, and to soak the
What you will need
- A computer or tablet
with access to the internet
- A pair of secateurs or wire cutters/ pliers to cut the willow
- Plenty of room to move around (willow is long it’s easier to knock things over
- A ruler
- You will need somewhere to soak the willow e.g. a bath, old
paddling pool, pond, makeshift container covered in plastic sheeting, large
- Some large towels/ or a sheet.
- A large round food can or rolling pin may will be useful for some of the workshops
Buff (stripped) willow takes 2 days to prepare Brown willow
(with bark, suitable for going outside) takes 6 days)
If you choose buff willow then it is also good to have a water sprayer or damp sponge to hand. and materials will need to be kept in a damp cloth
Please note the postage price will be calculated on the number of items being posted by size and weight, a parcel for one person on average cost £7.
If you wish to collect from me ( I live near Southampton Airport) or you can collect from a convenient SC market when they are open if you choose that option there will be no charge for postage.
And finally when you book a workshop please also let me know which items you wish to make.