Friday, 23 September 2011

Jane has send me this photo of her 'orb', made at the workshop in Achmore Hall last March. She added willow from her garden and now uses it as lamp shade. Great!

The Scandinavian Berry Basket course tomorrow in Achmore is fully booked - the next course will be on 21st of Oktober in Rag & Tag.
Please, email me if you need more information.

Monday, 12 September 2011

Applecross Tree Festival

Last Saturday I gave a willow workshop at the Applecross Tree Festival, celebrating 10 years North Applecross Woodlands with activities associated with woodlands and the use of trees in all its aspects. It included demonstations of ancient forest crafts, story telling and making music.
For photos see:
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Monday, 5 September 2011

Willow Weaving Courses Autumn / Winter 2011:

Scandinavian berry basket
Suitable for beginners
Date: Saturday 24Th of September
Time: 1 to 5 pm
Venue: Achmore Village Hall
To book a place: get in touch with

Weaving a wee basket
Practise basket making skills combined with the corn dolly technique
Suitable for beginners
Date: Saturday 22Nd of October
Time: 1 to 4 pm
Venue: Rag & Tag workshop, The Steadings, Balmacara Square
Cost: £ 20.00 including materials
To book a place: contact Rag & Tag by phoning 01599 566 793
Or email:

3 Weaving sessions:
Practise basket making skills by weaving several small items like Christmas decorations or a small basket
Suitable for beginners
Dates: Friday 4Th, Friday 11Th and Friday 18Th of November
Time: 10 am to 1 pm
Venue: Glenelg Village Hall
Cost: £ 13.00 per session, including materials (based on 8 persons attending)
To book a place: get in touch with Ann Maclean, tel.: 01599 522 334

Looking forward to seeing you!

For any questions, contact me:
By email:
By phone: 01599 588 228 (please leave a message)
Dornie Craft Fair is on!
This Friday 9th of September in Dornie Hall from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm.

Hope to see you there,

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