SPINNING WORKSHOPs

AN INTRODUCTION TO SPINNING: £65 PER PERSON - 10AM TIL 4PM

Includes vegetarian lunch, tea/coffee and homemade cake. Learn how to spin your own yarn using our alpaca fibre.

The day includes:

  • An introduction to alpaca fibre
  • Skirting - removing inferior fleece
  • Carding - using hand carders and a drum carder
  • Spinning - using a traditional spinning wheel
  • Plying - making a two ply yarn
  • Wind a skein
  • How to wash and care for your yarn

This workshop is an introduction to spinning using a traditional spinning wheel. It includes a farm tour and meeting the alpacas. It will give you valuable insight as to whether you would like to continue and master this therapeutic and relaxing skill.

BASKET WEAVING FOR BEGINNERS

MAKE A ROUND BASKET: £50 PER PERSON - 10AM TIL 4PM

Includes tea/coffee homemade cakes and all materials. Learn how to make your own round willow basket. Bring a packed lunch.

The day includes:

  • An introduction to willow
  • Learn basic weaving techniques including waling and pairing
  • Produce a round willow basket
  • Includes a farm tour

This workshop is an introduction to basket weaving using traditional methods. It includes all materials and instructions to create your own round willow basket.

BASKET WEAVING FOR BEGINNERS

MAKE A SQUARE BASKET - £50 PER PERSON - 10AM TIL 4PM

Includes tea/coffee homemade cake and all materials. Learn how to make your own square willow basket. Bring a packed lunch.

The day includes:

  • An introduction to willow
  • Learn basic weaving techniques including waling and pairing
  • Produce a Square willow basket
  • Includes a farm tour

This workshop is an introduction to basket weaving using traditional methods. It includes all materials and instructions to create your own square willow basket.

BOOK A CRAFT/RELAXATION DAY

MAKE A WILLOW BIRD FEEDER OR CATALAN AND RELAX WITH A LOVELY REFLEXOLOGY TREATMENT FROM SHER CROSS: £70 PER PERSON – 10AM TIL 4PM

A restorative and relaxing day combining willow weaving to make a willow bird feeder or catalan tray, and relax with a lovely reflexology treatment with Sher Cross.

The day includes:

  • An introduction to willow
  • Learn basic weaving techniques including waling and pairing
  • Produce either a Catalan Tray or willow birdfeeders
  • A light tasty vegetarian lunch (Soup and Bread, homemade cakes)
  • Includes a farm tour

This workshop is an introduction to basket weaving using traditional methods. It includes all materials and instructions to create your own willow bird feeder or catalan, and a relaxing reflexology treatment from Sher Cross.


ONE TO ONE TUITION WITH EMMA

WHETHER TO REFRESH YOUR EXISTING SKILLS OR TAILOR A WORKSHOP TO YOUR OWN NEEDS - £10 PER HOUR PLUS MATERIALS

I am happy to tailor a special day, specific to your own needs. Please contact me to discuss your requirements further.


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Testimonials


“A successful day with Emma”

- Jane Taylor-Woods



“I loved my basket-making day”

Bronwen

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Email: emmabird150@gmail.com

Telephone: 01570 434600 / 07815710618

Address: Maes Hedydd, Blaencwrt,

Lampeter. Ceredigion.

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