Learn Chair Caning

Louise is keen to pass on chair caning skills.
Please get in touch to book a session, usually on Tuesdays, 10.30 to 3.30pm, in Brighton.

Tel: 0792 641 8523 or email [email protected]

Thank you, Louise

Seat Weaving Book:

The perfect, comprehensive instruction is found in the Chair Seating book, contact Mary Butcher at: [email protected]


Seat Weaving Supplies have helpful DVDs Craft Education (seatweavingsupplies.co.uk)

Materials and tools:

Cane: Seat Weaving Supplies

Clearing tool (often used with a leather mallet) for removing old caning from:

Caning shell bodkins for sale:

These caning shell bodkins were made in Sussex and are based on the ultimate design by John Excell … they are simple, smooth, efficient.

Available from [email protected]  Tel: 0792 641 8523

£20 (cost price) arrange to collect or + postage £2.25 (2nd signed for).


Basketcase - Basketry & Weaving by Louise Paul