Willows, willows, lovely willows

  Very pleased with these large garden baskets which I made last week, three for the U.S and three for stock (two sold already). I used 5 different willows in them, Petite Grisette, Nigricians, Faucille, Belge Rouge and Dickie Meadows. The willows were all at their best and worked perfectly, despite being harder to make […]

Japanese Order

Just completed this order for Seiichiro and Asako Ito of Kagoamidori in Tokyo, Japan.  We are looking forward to the visit of Asako later this month.  Asako is coming over for the Foire Paniers Vannerie at Issigeac on 16 July and coming on to our house overnight on the 18th to get a flavour of […]

Meet the Maker Basket Makers Association Newsletter

Very pleased to be chosen by the Basket Makers Association for their latest newsletter in the Meet the Maker feature.  As a taster below are the first and last questions.  The newsletter has been revamped of late and has some interesting new features for basket makers, chair re-seaters and any one interested in crafts. If […]