Basketmaking with Found Materials

Over the next few weeks I have decided to attempt to make a basket a week with materials that I find around me, around the house, or around the local area. This could be natural materials or man made materials. The only rule is that I must not buy anything …

Scottish Basketmakers’ Circle Gathering

  I am recently back from the Scottish Basketmakers’ Circle annual gathering, which was held at Hospitalfield Centre for Art and Culture¬† in Arbroath. There were three masterclasses at this event; Owen Jones was teaching people how to make oak swill baskets, Geoff Forrest was teaching square basketmaking, and the …

Willow Weaving and Other Baskety Things

This new blog is a place where I will share my latest basketry adventures. I will talk about my latest basketry projects, let you know about classes I am running, and how the ones I ran went. Basically a place where I can talk about willow weaving and other baskety …