Basketry masterclass - Additional techniques for your basketmaking toolbox

Learn additional techniques to develop your basketmaking skills from Yeoman Basket Maker Eddie Glew. Eddie demonstrates how to add partitions, handles, lids, hinges, loops and attachments so you can continue to build on your existing skills in basketry. He shares his own methodology when tackling the adding of accessories to baskets, offering in depth guidance on each stage of the processes.

Ability: Intermediate/Advanced
The minimum time required to watch and respond to the video content and complete the tasks is 1.5-2 hours. The tutor also recommends how you can develop your work further so that you can continue to use the skills acquired on this course for future projects. One year of online access to all of the course content.
Fantastic opportunity to learn form an industry recognised practitioner who is a true expert in their field. Eddie is incredibly knowledgeable about all aspects of his craft and is a really generous and gifted teacher.
George, January 2023


Eddie Glew

Eddie began to learn his craft by first watching his dad weaving traditional English baskets. When he was in his twenties, he spent a focused two years with his dad teaching him everything he knew. He also attended numerous courses and gained a scholarship through The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust to learn from Sally Goymer for a further two years.

Today this allows him to make anything that can be imagined in willow, from made to measure commissions to the Heritage Collection where he puts to use the highly skilled details that Sally taught him. Clients include Fortnum & Mason, Asprey’s of London, Disney, Alton Towers, Nando’s, The National Trust, BBC1, Channel 4 | Warwick Castle, Windsor Castle, and The Worshipful Company of Basketmakers.

In 2015 he was awarded the honour of Yeoman Basketmaker by the Worshipful Company of Basketmakers.He has taught at many venues in the UK and internationally and is keen to share his knowledge and skills with future generations of basketmakers.

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