Issue 14


‘Well, we obtained a few pounds of willow from Dryads and all I could do was to keep practising and practising, wrongly using many cane techniques. The only help was Knock’s “Willow Basket-Work” and Thomas Okey’s “The Art of Basketmaking”. Anyway, the exam was passed and by this time I was thoroughly hooked on to the willow and there were baskets everywhere. So much so that one day a friend walked into the house while I worked and said, “Oh, Barbara, not another basket!”…’


Click to download the Basketmakers’ Association newsletter issue 14 published June 1980