Basketmaking, chair seating and willow work

The sustainable container – baskets from willow with Mary Butcher

Ref: S3D07706

Suitable for all

£353.00
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Summary

Make baskets for everyday life from sustainable willow. Complete two or three projects of your choice from shopping or laundry baskets, to storage boxes and letter racks. Learn about willow harvesting, construction and weaving techniques, and handle making.

Tutors

Mary Butcher

Mary Butcher is a basketmaker, exhibition curator, writer and teacher. She held a prestigious crafts residency at the V&A's Sackler Centre in 2009. Recent exhibitions include 'This Beloved Earth', The Barony, West Kilbride, Scotland, 'Basketry Making Human Nature' at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich 2012, Re-Making the Past from the Devon Guild of Craftsmen and tour, 2014 (a study in Bronze Age Creativity) and 'Dimensions' in Denmark, 2016. She received an MBE for services to basketmaking in 2012 and one of two Crafts Skills Champions Awards in 2013.

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