Making Baskets With Grass

Making Baskets With Grass

A couple of weeks ago I was gathering some common rush in our garden, when I noticed some grass that was really fine and yet very tough. I had a feeling that it would make some great coil baskets, so I collected a small amount to try it out and left it to dry. I have...
Trying Out a Sea Urchin Basket

Trying Out a Sea Urchin Basket

Up until now, I have been making baskets purely by trial and error. I think that is a great way to get started – you start to build a connection with what you’re doing and also learn the questions that you need to ask. I also have to consider that we have...
A Week of Basketry

A Week of Basketry

Last week was a difficult one for us. We lost someone very dear to us and Matt had to take two ferries and drive over 800 miles all the way back down to Cornwall, to attend the funeral and support his family. So we found ourselves separated by sea and the length of...