Nansa workshop with Monica Guilera

Earlier this month I spent nearly three weeks in Germany, attending a couple of workshops and visiting some basketry museums and the Lichtenfels basketry fair. These will be the subjects of my next few posts. The first workshop I did was with Monica Guilera, a Catalan basketmaker who makes, among other things, beautiful openwork willow […]

Nourish at Crafts Study Centre, Farnham

For an excellent showcase of the beauty and variety of colour and form that can be created in willow basketry, head for the Nourish exhibition at the Crafts Study Centre in Farnham. The 16 exhibitors came together during the Basketmakers’ Professional Development Programme last year, run by Cockpit Arts and funded by the Basketmakers’ Association […]