If you would like to learn how to make a basket this video will show you how to make the base. I take you through each step. If you would like to learn more, I have a full, FREE, online
Did you know there are 3 ways of joining in the base? In this video I explain 3 different ways of joining: -Easy join: Used most often, easy to do but still strong. -magic join: Harder to do, can come
I often get asked: ‘how do you soak your willow Hanna?’ ‘How long do you leave it to soak?’ Or ‘Why do you soak your willow?’ I have made a video about all of that, you can watch it here.
I am very excited to be able to offer you all a new way of learning basket making skills for FREE! I have been teaching basket making for more then 5 years and have always felt that visual content would
I have been teaching intensively for more then 5 years now. I have taught people of all walks of life. And I have found that finishing the border in a basket always causes confusion. That’s why I have made this
You know when you fall down, get hurt, fall ill, stumble or stall? I believe making ‘mistakes’ or getting hurt is a vital part of life that we, for some reason, have learned to look at as bad. The sculptures
A little video of us planting our willow. Enjoy!
We have for a long time been talking about making a steamer. The problem was how do we make one? I know a few people who use a wallpaper stripper. We however live off grid so do not have the
Willow is such a versatile tree. There are thousands of willow varieties. Within them are basket making varieties specifically grown for the qualities we need such as pliability, size, colour and ease to grow and harvest. We are very lucky
It was Joe Hogan, with his book Basketmaking in Ireland that brought the Irish potato basket back into everyday use in Ireland. Joe did a lot of research into traditional Irish baskets. One of them is the skib. The skib