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 […]

Issigeac Foire Paniers Vannerie

Great day at this renowned and very well attended basketry festival in the Perigord Poupre. Issigeac is a bastide town in the Dordogne and hosts the Foire Paniers Vannerie every year on the third Sunday of July. We have attended every year since living in France and this year there were around 40 basketmakers from […]

From The Dordogne To California

  Our second order for Cindy Daniel from Shed, Healdsburg, California. Cindy Daniel and Doug Lipton have a wonderful array of ethically sourced artisan products for sale from their website www.healdsburgshed.com From kitchen to garden, home ware to foraging there is something for everyone.The website is beautifully put together, very informative and with mouth watering […]