You want to learn how to braid? This is the perfect opportunity. You will come and weave your own basket during one day in Valerie’s workshop in Bouxurulles in the Vosges. It will be made of raw wicker (willow branches with its bark).
This workshop is for creative or curious adults, for beginners or those who already practice basketry.
Valerie was trained at the basketry school of Fayl-Billot in Haute-Marne 23 years ago. She has participated in many basketry festivals in France and in Europe and has met basket makers who have allowed her to evolve in her practice. The art of interlacing is one of them. It is Valerie’s specialty since 10 years, she will share this know-how with you.
During the day, you will have time to discuss the culture of wicker, its preparation…
Tools and materials are provided.
Average duration 1 day
Languages spoken French
Difficulty Suitable for all
Prices & opening times
From 05.04.2023 to 11.10.2023
The price includes the material and you will leave with your basket.
Welcome and breaks with coffee or tea.
For more conviviality, the hot dish of the midday is taken care of, Valerie asks each one to bring entry or dessert to be shared between the participants
Tools and wicker provided
You leave with the basket you made
Wednesday, April 5: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm with a lunch break of 1 hour / 1.5 hours at noon
Monday, May 29: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm with a lunch break of 1 hour / 1.5 hours at noon
Sunday, August 13: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm with a lunch break of 1 hour / 1.5 hours at noon
Saturday, September 2: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm with a lunch break of 1 hour / 1.5 hours at noon
Wednesday, October 11: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm with a lunch break of 1 hour / 1.5 hours at noon
Know before you go
This workshop is for adults
What to bring
Bring clothes that you don't mind getting dirty
Great experience of the craftsman in the animation of basketry courses
Valerie ensures the preparation of a wicker adapted to the technique