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Day 140: Learn to do a Fishtail Braid

Braiding, plaiting, general fiddling around with hair has never been a strong suit of mine. Tonight, I stuck at it.

‘ere ya go


Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park Summer Fair

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


The Knotting and Braiding Bible

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.

Swarovski Elements

Turning Ten - Hertfordshire Basketry Exhibition - Mill Green Museum

Do go along and see Hertfordshire Basketry’s Turning Ten Exhibition at Mill Green Museum in Hatfield.  It runs from 10th June to  Sun 8th July.  It is open Tues-Thurs 10-5 and Sun 2-5 pm.


Linda Mowat workshop

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



on the longest day

plaiting a daisy garland

for the one she loves


No rest for the wicked

Or so they say!

I hit the ground running as soon as I returned to Australia – I missed the first week of the university semester so was launched back into study mode immediately. 342 more words