I hold one, two day & Skills week courses for beginners, intermediates and advanced basket makers.

I run workshops interntionally & throughout the U.K.

I also provide private tuition and vocational courses if you wish to take basket making to the next level. Please contact me to make an enquiry.

Workshops are held at Admaston Village Hall WS15 3NH.

Upcoming Courses

  1. Sunflowers

    Home & Garden

    Friday 27 August 2021


    On this workshop you’ll create some wonderful willow creations for your home & garden whilst learning a myriad of basketry and sculptural techniques.

    Items to make – sunflowers, dragonflies, sculptural hearts, obelisks, platters, gypsy roses

    Suitable for all

    Workshop is 10am – 4.30pm

  2. Skills Week Nov 2021

    Monday 08 – Friday 12 November 2021


    This course is designed to sharpen up your basketmaking skills.

    The course will revolve around a square cornered basket & either a Fishing creel, a fitched basket or a basket of your choosing.

    You create 2 baskets to make during the week which incorporate key techniques you need in your basket making tool box. Techniques covered – scalloming, corner posts, partitions, bases, fastenings, hinges, lids, handles, made to measure work, hoops, waling variations, fitching, square corner borders.



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  3. Square work Trug

    Monday 06 – Tuesday 07 December 2021


    On this workshop you’ll learn all the aspects of end post square work whilst creating your own trug. Techniques include end posts, square borders, scalloming, handle weaves, packing. A great basket to work on all things square.

    Suitable for all

    Workshop is 10am – 4.30pm


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  4. Christmas Workshop

    Saturday 27 November 2021


    On this festive workshop you’ll create a wide range of items from decorations, wreaths & reindeer whilst learning lots of different techniques.

    Most importantly mulled wine mince pies & biscuits are all supplied.

    Suitable for all

    Workshop is 10am – 1.30pm


All courses will be held at Admaston Village Hall WS15 3NH situated in the heart of the Staffordshire countryside overlooking Blithfield Reservoir. Minimum of 4 students per course, should there be insufficient numbers the course will be canceled 3 weeks in advance & students notified via email.