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Willow Weaving

Friday, March 21st 2014

This morning 9 people attended our Spring Willow Weaving event.

The willow was cut on the reserve yesterday so was nice and pliable ready to be used.

The attendees were taught how to make fish, dragonflies and Easter bunnies which can be hung as garden decorations.

The dragonfly table was in full swing.

And after a bit of patience, and a few sore thumbs, everyone had got to grips with the technique and was able to create their own piece of willow art to take home.

Thank you to all of those who came along, we hope you enjoyed the morning and are proud of what you have created.


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