Foraged fibres course at Morley College

The 10-week “Creative Basketry: Foraged Fibres” course I’ve been teaching at Morley College finished last night with a splendid show and tell session. Seeing all the pieces that the students have created during the course really brought it home – to them as well as me – how much they have progressed during that time. […]

Teaching plaiting at Morley College

So my first term of teaching at Morley College is over – I made it! It was nerve wracking to start with, but it’s been extremely rewarding watching students who have never done any basketry taking obvious pleasure in developing their skills. An Ofsted inspection in the middle of the term added extra pressure to […]

Teaching basketry at Morley College: plaiting

I’m very excited to announce that from January 2023 I am going to be teaching basketry at evening classes at Morley College in south London. I started my textiles journey at Morley more than 10 years ago, so it’s great to be going back! The course is on Tuesday evenings, 6-9pm. In the first term […]

Fantastical Botanical at Morley Gallery

Exciting news: my bindweed spiral Unbound, which I made for last year’s Prism Textiles exhibition, is to get another outing. I’m very honoured to be asked, as an alumnus of Morley College, to include this piece, along with a couple of baskets, in the forthcoming Fantastical Botanical exhibition at Morley Gallery, 21 April – 4 […]