Traditional crafts (basket-making, hurdle making, chair maker) were well represented at the Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park Summer Fair and despite some very heavy showers turnout was good and we had lots of visitors to the… 74 more words
I’ve had an amazing time honing old skills and learning new techniques while writing this book. It’s full of literally hundreds of ideas for knotting and braiding including plaiting, macrame and Kumihimo.
On Saturday I joined other members of the Herts’ Basketry Group to attend Linda Mowat’s open hexagonal plaiting workshop. She brought along some interesting and varied examples of baskets, including muzzles for animals. 54 more words