Five in the Nest

Creative basketry, inspired by nature

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How to make a Coil Basketry Heart

How to make a Coil Basketry Heart

Last year was enormously busy and my poor blog has been rather neglected. One of my goals for 2024 is to give it some care and another is to start sharing my passion for making again. With that in mind I am going to show you how to use a coil framework to make a...

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Six Months of Polytunnel Joy!

Six Months of Polytunnel Joy!

Six months ago we put up our polytunnel and its arrival transformed my summer into a whirlwind of activity. Even Wren (5 years) regularly says, "Is it the weekend again already?". We have only made it to the beach occasionally, as there has been so much to keep us...

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A Tale of Two Crafts

A Tale of Two Crafts

All the way back in February I contacted Michael Sinclair (The Orkney Woodturner), to ask where I might be able to get hold of some wood for whittling. I had a little project in mind, one I still haven't got around to finishing, but Michael very kindly offered me some...

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