Weaving with Scoby

One of the best things about teaching is meeting a wide variety of people who have a wide variety of reasons for wanting to learn basketry skills. One of my students, Lucy, has attended three courses so far, and is working towards a doctorate at the Slade School of Fine Art at UCL. Her focus […]

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 […]