I make and teach willow basketry, using a high proportion of homegrown organically grown Scottish willows
I make and teach willow basketry, using a high proportion of homegrown organically grown Scottish willows. All my willow is from the UK.
What craft do you work with?
What inspires you to work with this craft?
My influences are traditional British functional basketry, many designs can be dated to the industrial revolution, but I aim to bring an element of colour using homegrown willows to create beautiful sturdy functional items. I sell these from my workshop, website, galleries and markets.
How would you best describe your workspace and what tools could you not do without?
I also grow my own willow, managing 2 willow coppice beds which i use to spread knowledge about basketry willow growing and use.
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