Making Willow Plant Supports | 7 May 2022 |

Making Willow Plant Supports with Jane Wilkinson of Special Branch Baskets

7 May 2022

“What a lovely way to spend a day at the Lint Mill – a course on how to make woven willow plant supports…words of wisdom from brilliant tutor Jane as she deftly demonstrated each task to get our supports complete. Numbers are kept down so that individual attention can be had for the tricky bits…hospitality to die for….. can’t wait for the next course…I can highly recommend a visit to participate or stay for the night….you will be well looked after!” Ali, course participant from Dumfries

On this one-day Course you will learn to make a beautiful plant support which you will take home with you at the end of the course. You will also make a lovely willow wreath which you can personalise at home to create something special for a particular season, for a wedding, to dry herbs on or to coordinate with your home interiors.

The course numbers are kept deliberately small (maximum of 8 participants) to ensure lots of personal tuition from Jane. Willow weaving requires some strength and dexterity in the hands. Course participants should be aware that sharp tools will be used and that some aspects of the process will require reasonable physical input. This is an outdoor course, so stout footwear must be worn and waterproof clothing is advisable.

The price of £95 includes all tuition and materials. We will start at 9.30am (welcome and coffee from 9am) and finish at 5pm.

Morning coffee, a delicious home-grown organic lunch and afternoon tea with cake are also included.

To book a place please email



We also run a 4*, Green Tourism Gold B&B at The Lint Mill for those travelling from further afield. We can accommodate one couple or three friends who wouldn’t mind sharing.

For those booking accommodation with us, there is a 10% discount on the cost of the course.

Cancellation Policy

We would only cancel your booking if the course does not meet its minimum number to run. We would however attempt to offer you an alternative future date. If this was not possible, or unacceptable to you, then we would refund all monies paid by you. Our liability would not extend beyond this refund. Due to our small business, we reserve the right to make a full charge for cancellations made within 7 days of the course date. This charge will only apply if we are unable to sell your place on the course.

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Bank: Triodos
Name: Ms D Richardson-Webb
Account Number: 20839855
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