Bedfordshire Bedfordshire Basket Makers Stanbridge, Bedfordshire, LU7 9JA
Our baskets are handmade to the highest standard using English willow. Mostly referred to as ?wicker baskets? the word ?wicker? is believed to be of Scandinavian origin, from ?wika? meaning to bend and ?vikker? meaning willow.
We specialise in custom-made products and have received many unusual commissions which have been very challenging: baskets fitted into kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms have become very popular, willow bird cages and heart-shaped dove release baskets for weddings and funerals, Roman shields for battle re-enactment societies, baskets/props for television programmes, coffins and vintage car baskets. We also undertake repairs on old baskets.
A company specialising in customised coffins requested a 7ft high "Wicker Man" for an exhibition in Germany. This was featured on Anglia Television.
Our stock includes various baskets for pets and bicycles, a range of linen/laundry baskets, picnic hampers and bottle carriers, baskets for stairs, magazines, umbrellas and logs, traditional shopping and fishing baskets, dolls cradles with rockers, baby cribs, trays, fruit bowls and also hand twisted willows for display in the home.
For the outdoors we have fishing baskets and creels, eel traps and duck nesters. For the garden lovers there are plant supports, wigwams and trugs.
We give very interesting 1 hour long talk with a demonstration to organisations and groups around the Beds, Herts and Bucks areas demonstrating how a basket takes shape through the different the stages. At the same time talking about basket making history, tools, the varieties of willow and the growing cycle, colours and weaves and some techniques explained. There are some amusing and very interesting facts about willow and baskets. We take along a variety of our products; all are available for purchase after the demonstration.
With willow in 5 different natural colours and baskets made in a combination of these they are exceptionally attractive. Our baskets a...
N.Ireland Welig Crafts Portaferry, N.Ireland, BT22 1NH
We run a traditional countryside crafts and skills business from our idyllic location on The Ards Peninsula in County Down. We make a range of traditional and contempary baskets, stick furniture, and gardenware from our homegrown willow and hazel.
We teach a range of traditional crafts and skills , see our website for full details
Traditional and countryside crafts beginners and intermediate basketmaking courses willow & hazel stick furniture and chair making drystone walling and hedgelaying living willow sculpture and gardenware Listed in: Basket Makers in N.Ireland - Basket Makers in Portaferry
Powys Mid Wales Willow Llanidloes, Powys, SY18 6JT
Mid Wales Willow grows more than 30 varieties of willow which we sell as cuttings. At Mid Wales Willow we make natural willow and hedgerow baskets. You can also find Kissing Bough and Christmas Wreath Kits at Mid Wales Willow. Visit our Mid Wales Willow website to find out more.
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Shropshire Ted Bruce Baskets Oswestry, Shropshire, SY10 8RE
Ted Bruce makes a wide variety of strong, attractive, functional baskets from best quality English willow. He combines traditional techniques with his own designs and works mainly to commission. Baskets can be sent by post anywhere in the country. Trade enquiries welcome. Also carries out repairs and gives talks and demonstrations.
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Somerset Somerset Willow Growers Bridgwater, Somerset, TA7 0EU
We are situated in the heart of the Somerset levels specialising in the growing and preparing of willow and as well as supplying exotic basket weaving materials from all around the world.
Here you will find an array of natural materials and Items for all sorts of basketry work including: Basketry cane, Basketry willow , Chair seating cane, Willow sticks, Seagrass coils and Coloured weaving materials.
As well as offering many adaptable materials we also stock pre-made Willow Hurdles and Woven items for the Garden.
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Somerset Somerset willow company Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 4AP
The Hill Family who own the Somerset Willow Company has experience that spans four generations. We are proud to be one of the few UK producers to consistently manufacture high class willow basketware, luxury willow furniture and Hot Air Balloon baskets. The company was established in 1959 and over the years have seen fashions come and go.
Centuries pass, yet originality and traditional craftmanship still endure, especially when allied with contemporary vision and innovative modern designs, have helped to create a constantly evolving product range which includes Log baskets, Picnic hampers, Kitchen drawer baskets, Pet baskets and a vaste amount of other willow baskets for the home and outdoors. Including our range on offer, we also manufacture bespoke commisioned pieces for leading brand companies all over the world.
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