Magical Willow Workshops  2019

Magical Willow Workshops   2019

Steve Fuller & Simone Siegan of Willowpool Designs, run unique willow workshops in the Lake District & South Lakes. We are based in Endmoor, which is a small village just outside of Kendal,Cumbria. Steve Fuller has been a basketmaker & willow weaver for over 40 years & Simone Siegan has been a willow weaver for over 20 years.  Willowpool Designs often use local village halls for their workshops in Cumbria, usually in the Kendal area.  Steve & Simone deliver and run workshops all over the country.  Due to popular demand we have provided a selection of workshops for 2019

Our workshops around Kendal/Cumbria area are £65.00 per person


Workshops can also be organised for groups anywhere in the UK, for a minimum of 10 people.  Our fee for workshops is £65.00 - £75.00 per person. Our fee includes all materials, two willow artists & preparation costs. All workshops are suitable for complete beginners! The person organising the workshop get the workshops free.

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Magical Willow Deer                                                      November 16th 2019

A wonderful addition to Christmas, they look great decorated with red ribbons and white lights! Weave a small deer in a day and impress yourself!


Magical Christmas Workshops                                            December 14th  2019

Create willow stars, wreathes, roundels & willow Xmas trees. Have a lovely day making small willow items for the home or for presents. Create a bit of magic!


Living Willow Structures & Twigloos                                   January 12th 2020

Learn to create a living willow den or fedge. Perfect activity to get yourself through the long winter days!


Magical Hearts    February 12th 2020

Join Steve & Simone in a workshop to create amazing hearts.

Create brilliant presents for yourself or for a valentine day gift with a difference!  Weave to your hearts content and create something beautiful.


Traditional Basketry Workshop                                      March 30th 2020               

This one day workshop will guide you through the process of making a traditional round basket. Learn how to prepare withies for weaving and complete a traditional basket using a variety of weaves.


Gyspsy Frame Baskets                                                           April 1st 2020                   

Traditionally made from green willow for farmers and fruit pickers. These rustic baskets are constructed using hoops, ribs and willow weavers.  Vibrant baskets mixed with soaked and green/coloured willows. This is a great workshop for basket-making beginners.


Willow Plant Supports                                                          April 26th  2020                

Join Steve and Simone for the day and learn how to weave & design you very own plant supports for the garden, also learn how to make climbing frames and garden edgings.  


Willow Piglets                                                                          June 4th   2020               

Join Steve & Simone in a workshop to create our unique piglets which have been a favourite for many years now. Learn about the willow and perfect the random weave.

An enjoyable day suitable for all abilities.


Willow Sheep                                                                           June 5th 2020                

Weave your very own Lakeland willow lamb/Sheep, wonderful for your garden!



If you would like to book any of these workshops please send a cheque made payable to Willowpool Designs. The cheque will not be cashed until the workshop has at least 6 people.

Send to Simone Siegan/Willowpool Designs

9 Weston Houses, Endmoor, nr Kendal, Cumbria LA8 0HA


Updates and more details can be found on our website  http://www.willowpooldesigns.co.uk and on our BLOG http://willowpooldesigns.blogspot.com/ and also on our FACEBOOK page Willowpool Designs
Email us at livingwillow@hotmail.com  phone number 015395 67056
07773161761/07919684337  cheques payable to: Willowpool Designs
9 Weston Houses Endmoor, Nr Kendal Cumbria LA8 0HA