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Leaf Trading Post

Plying and Cordage course, Leaf Trading PostPlying and Cordage course, Leaf Trading Post


 Plying, Cordage, String

and Useful Twists

Learn the basics of plying, using natural and modern materials; learn hints and tips, and make projects using all of the above. By the end of the course you'll have the confidence to make a whole range of things using your new skills.




 Earth Pigments, prehistoric

and modern uses

Learn all about earth pigments and how they can be used with a range of different mediums, for projects small and large.



These are my Ancestral Skills workshops, which I love teaching!



Braid weaving 

Learn how to weave braids, both simple and patterned. It's a great
and uses a small kit of simple and portable equipment.  

 Braid weavingBraid weaving

All current workshops are cancelled, but when they're back up and running
they'll be listed here, on

In the meantime, I have a range of braid weaving kits and equipment available and can post these out to people who would have normally learnt on one of the workshops. They're on a separate page of this website here and you're welcome to contact me about them using the contact form.

I'm happy to be part of the Low-impact network, which you can find out more about here