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The Herb Journal : Sketchbookmaking

Over the course of one whole day, this is an opportunity to make your own personalized herb journal under Sheila’s guidance. Using calfskin hide, traditional hessian, or handmade paper for the cover, ingeniously folded 140lb Waterford Saunders paper for the sketchbook inner, and linen thread for the hand stitching. This unique sketchbook will allow you […]

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Fresh Rush Weaving

Using fresh green rushes and applying the same ancient techniques used to make corn dollies, you will weave a whole variety of hanging dollies and miniature baskets which can be interwoven with foliage, flowers and herbs, experimenting as we go along.  They can be turned into mobiles or used to hold herbs and dried flowers.  […]

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Watercolour Painting and Herbs

Using your herb journal or another sketchbook, and inspired by the Secret Herb Garden, this course gives you the opportunity to spend a whole day recording the environment inside and outside the glasshouses through the watercolour medium. Sheila will lead you with demonstrations through the basic techniques in watercolour methods, building your confidence in the […]