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 Swedish Basket With Ruth Thompson
 Swedish Basket With Ruth Thompson

Sat, 07 Sept


Green Croft On The Wall

Swedish Basket With Ruth Thompson

Learn how to make a Swedish basket on a wooden base

Time & Location

07 Sept 2024, 10:00 – 16:00

Green Croft On The Wall , Lane off B6318, Gilsland, Brampton CA8 7EL, UK

About the Event

Swedish Basket Making with Ruth Thompson

Saturday 7th September 10.00am - 4.00pm 

Time: 5 hour workshop

Cost: £90.00 including homemade lunch tea, coffee, cakes or biscuits. 

Materials & P&P: There will be an additional charge of £12 for materials which is payable to Ruth on the day. 

Experience: All of these workshops are suitable for beginners, but intermediate students would also enjoy them. 

Group size: The workshop runs with between 8 - 10 participants per session. 

Swedish baskets on a wooden base

Join Ruth in making a Swedish basket with a wodden base. During this workshop you will learn how to handle willow, weave a three rod and four rod wale, English or French randing, and making a track border.

Ruth is based at Mickley Northumberland, with extensive experience of working with communities and groups across the North East. She teaches basketry, willow art workshops, and heritage coppice crafts; and undertakes commissions for hurdles, sculptures, living willow structures, baskets, obelisks etc . As an experienced mentor she teaches trainees and volunteers.


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What do you need to bring 

  • £12.00 for the cost of materials payable to Ruth on the day. 
  • Secateurs
  • Comfortable working clothes 


  • Swedish Basket Workshop




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