Makers

Joe Gregory

Creative with Nature, 27 Rochdale Road, todmorden, West Yorkshire, OL14 7LA Biography

 

Joe Gregory is a willow sculptor and basket maker based in Todmorden, West Yorkshire.

She has now been weaving for 15 years, turning her hobby/obsession into a very rewarding career.

Developing her craft alongside her work as a Forest School leader and Permaculture teacher Joe took the plunge in 2014 and rented a small high street shop in her home town. From these humble beginnings her business Creative with Nature has blossomed and willow has become the the main activity of the business.

Creative with Nature develops she has recently bought one of the oldest buildings on Todmorden high street, a large, locally much loved Georgian building with 3 large floors to grow the business into.

Creative with Nature is currently the only Willow weaving shop on the English high street and Joe is using her skills and determination to bring weaving and other traditional crafts back into peoples everyday lives.

 

Interests
  • Basketry
  • Contemporary
  • Garden Structures
  • Hedgerow
  • Living Willow
  • Rush (Basketry)
  • Straw
  • Traditional
  • Willow (Basketry)
  • Willow Sculpture