Erica came to Willow basketry as a hobby, over the subsequent 20 years she has honed her skills.
Erica studied a contemporary art Degree and practical City and Guilds in basketry. She uses both traditional and contemporary methods to produce fun, beautiful and useful willow items. Basketry is a craft that can be both challenging and meditative in its process, it is also one of the oldest crafts and the history and geography are facinating.
Working in a sustainable material, willow, much of which can be seen growing at the site of her studio Erica is pleased to be working in fantastic environmentally friendly way, and loves to share her enthusiasm.
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