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Weaving Baskets from Willow.

I began a two day basket making workshop today.
Being able to weave baskets fro the huge stocks of willow growing here at Bealtaine has always been a dream for me.

This is the base of the basket.

I am hoping to make lots of baskets during the coming months as I practise the craft.


Inserting the uprights into the base…you need lots of space to do this!

This just a short diary update and will continue tomorrow with the finished project and lots of information!

Author:

14 years of Goddess Permaculture at Bealtaine Cottage, West of Ireland...drop in, power up! Colette O'Neill is a writer, photographer and teacher who has devoted the past 14 years to turning 3 acres of derelict land into a woodland sanctuary for all life, planting over 1,100 trees in the process.

4 thoughts on “Weaving Baskets from Willow.

  1. Like you, I am somewhat intimidated to make baskets from the willow that grow in my garden. Taking a class is a great idea and you have inspired me to take the next step.

    By the way, here is a great photography blog I just came across that has some good house ideas from the past and present. I hope you enjoy it: http://www.old-chum.com

    Bright Blessings!

    Eric

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