Willow Pig Workshop – COURSE FULL


Dillington Discoveries


Day course

Jo Sadler

22 August 2023

9:00 am to 4:00 pm

£125 includes materials

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This course is part of Dillington Discoveries Summer/Autumn week.

Join local Somerset artist Jo Sadler of ‘Forged n Willow’ to make a wonderful 2 foot high, 3 foot long willow pig for your home or garden. Jo will guide you through each step to create your sculpture using locally grown willow from the Somerset levels.

All materials provided and full guidance to make your willow sculpture. Just bring enthusiasm, your own secateurs and wear older clothing as it can get grubby!

Tutor information

Jo Sadler has been weaving with willow for four years now and makes all sorts of sculptures from Chickens to Deer, Arches for Weddings, bespoke commissions and runs courses to make sculptures. She is a supplier to the National Trust and has recently made Barrington Court a gaggle of geese for their Easter trail as well as creating winter displays for last two years in the grounds. Jo has several deer displayed at Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens which appeared at Dillington House at Christmas pulling the sleigh!  Currently using Studi0ne at The Craft Centre, Broadwindsor, where Jo also runs future courses and sells sculptures. Her passion for weaving is never ending and really enjoys a course which just opens the door to a complete new creative world, also learning to weld so she can expand into metal sculpture and hopes to use more materials too!

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