Garden Obelisk 

Jill Leheup
Saturday 28th March 2020
10.00 – 3.00
plus £1 temporary membership for non-members

Fee includes materials

Willow weaving

Bend and weave willow to make a free-standing obelisk to support climbing plants such sweet peas or runner beans, or a smaller structure for tall plants such as Michaelmas daises to grow through.

What experience do I need?

Suitable for those new to willow weaving and those with some experience.

What will I learn?

• The characteristics of willow as a material for sculpture
• Weaving and bending techniques to make two small items as an introduction
• Brief discussion of weaving options and structure design
• How to make a 3D structure of your own design for your garden
• Advice available on living willow structures

What do I need to bring?

• A pair of secateurs
• Work gloves if preferred
• A suitable vehicle to transport your masterpiece home
• Creative enthusiasm!
• A packed lunch – facilities for making hot drinks are available for a small charge.