UK Basketmakers in the Best of the Web UK Directory

UK Basketmakers

Caroline Gregson

Maker of traditional willow baskets, willow sculpture, screens and wallhangings using willow, rush, aluminium, and steel.

Dawn Susan

Maker of baskets and willow structures on the Hebridean island of Great Bernera.

Hilary Burns

Features information on, and examples of work, by the Devon based basket maker.

Jo Hammond

Professional craftsperson working with English willow and hedgerow materials to create baskets, sculptures and decorative pieces.

Judith Needham Willow Design

Makes fairy tale dens and playhouses for all ages and basketmaking workshops in Surrey and Hampshire.

Lizzie Farey

An artist and basketmaker inspired by her local Galloway landscapes. Presents galleries of traditional work, sculptures and commissions.

Lois Walpole

Sculptor and basketmaker working in both natural and waste materials. Presents biography, galleries, and details of media exposure, exhibitions and tuition.

Malcolm Seal

Basket maker whose work ranges from functional traditional willow baskets to sculptural forms using a variety of techniques. Also offers landscaping services and basket making courses in Dorset.

Owen Jones

Maker of oak swill baskets, traditionally made in the Lake District and are strong, durable, oval baskets made by weaving thin strips of coppiced oak around a hazel rim.

Prue Thimbleby

Work inspired by basketmakers and works in willow and recycled materials.

Roy Youdale

Basket maker making baskets, cradles, coffins, hampers, trays and specialist baskets such as bicycle baskets. Works to commission.

Sally Goymer

Gloucestershire basket maker includes a gallery of her varied work.


Christine Brewster, maker of contemporary willow baskets, plant supports, and animal sculptures. Gallery, information on classes and workshops in Berkshire, and repair service.

Sue Kirk Willow Baskets

Traditional and contemporary baskets made using Somerset willow.

Susie Vaughan

Specialises in making individual baskets and weavings from mainly hedgerow materials.

Ted Bruce Baskets

Shropshire based maker of functional willow baskets. With gallery, commissions, and testimonials.

Welig Heritage Crafts

Main part of their work comprises willow basketry in both traditional Irish and their own designs sold from their workshop.


Rachel Evans, makes traditional English baskets for commission and other willow items such as sculpture and plant supports. Also provides workshops to all ages and abilities in willow work and basketry.


Personal page of basketmaker, Joan Campbell, displaying a gallery of her work.

World Wide Willow

Showcases the work of Geraldine Jones and associate artisans who employ basketmaking techniques to create woven structures.

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