Saying Goodbye to Raffia Baskets

Saying Goodbye to Raffia Baskets

I have wanted to work exclusively with plants from my garden or plants that I can gather locally, for a long while. I made a good amount of progress towards this goal, early last year, but having to move to several temporary homes, whilst waiting to find our proper...
Using Plants From the Garden for Basketry

Using Plants From the Garden for Basketry

Over the past couple of months, I have been experimenting with some of the plants that I have gathered and dried from my garden. Much as I love working with raffia, exploring and developing ways to use the plants that I grow or that grow naturally around me, has...
How to Make a Plaited Coil Basket

How to Make a Plaited Coil Basket

As much of the UK has found itself back in full lockdown, I thought I would share a little basketry tutorial, for you try out. Earlier this week, I made a little coil basket out of dried leaves from our garden. This technique is really simple, you don’t need any...