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weaving a new language

Weaving with willow is like speaking another language. The timing and emphasis is one of its own, you cannot help but become involved in the process of growing, cutting, storing, soaking then selecting and weaving. It feels different to anything […]

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rushing into a perfect storm

‘working with a new material’  sounds obvious doesn’t it?  Every time I tackle a new material I think, ‘this is going to be a creative adventure, and I’m excited’ – what I forget is the strange one step forwards two […]

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Getting back to basics

Design is an integral part of the basketry course and our design tutor Louise Baldwin (a textile artist) has expertly led us through basic development stages from mark making through to planning of final projects. Louise is very good at […]

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