Aurore Whitworth

20 Lotts, Skerray,, By Thurso, Highland, KW14 7TH Biography

Aurore made her first coiled basket with Jeanette Nowak in Shetland in 2015, first willow basket in March 2020 with Karen Collins and she has been weaving ever since. After learning the basics of round willow work thanks to Hanna Van Aelst's online course, she honed her craft with John Cowan in Lanark. For now she is practicing and experimenting with what she knows and slowing expanding her skills. Besides working with willow and willow bark, Aurore also enjoys collecting natural fibres and make wee baskets and cordage out of them.

Aurore also grows over 50 varieties of basketry willow on her croft.

  • Basketry
  • Contemporary
  • Natural Fibres
  • Traditional
  • Willow (Basketry)