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Pdf trial

  • 23 September 2022
  • Nicola Basham

Cane chair repair

  • 28 May 2017
  • Nicola Basham

Cane chair repair

Willow course in Collingwood

  • 28 May 2017
  • Nicola Basham

Happy students

Basketry Gathering in Brisbane

  • 28 May 2017
  • Nicola Basham

5 days of weaving.....heaven

2days in Denmark with Ane Lyngaard

  • 16 September 2016
  • Nicola Basham

Heaven!

Jackie Abrams and Janet De Boer in Golden Bay

  • 22 April 2016
  • Nicola Basham

Jackie Abrams and Janet De Boer

Follow my blog

  • 20 April 2016
  • Nicola Basham

Natural burials Talk

  • 8 April 2016
  • Nicola Basham

Talk. 13 mins video

Lampshade

  • 6 December 2015
  • Nicola Basham

Willow Lamp Shade

Crib

  • 14 November 2015
  • Nicola Basham

Crib

Baby Bassinet

  • 14 November 2015
  • Nicola Basham

Baby Bassinet

Bike Basket

  • 7 May 2015
  • Nicola Basham

Special bike basket for the urbsn shopper, made to fit the parcel shelf.

Commissioned coffin

  • 7 May 2015
  • Nicola Basham

a specially commissioned casket with beautiful burgundy-dyed willows, with a fabulous claret colour lning provided by the client.

Willow dyeing

  • 22 April 2015
  • Nicola Basham

Here's how we dye tall willows with Teri Dyes.

Wedding Garland

  • 30 January 2015
  • Nicola Basham

Beautiful wedding garland, about 1metre high and wide. Made by a novice weaver who bought some willows from me and launched into this beautiful creation for her daughters wedding. Congratulations !

Whale of a tray

  • 15 December 2014
  • Nicola Basham

Cat basket

  • 2 October 2014
  • Nicola Basham

Lovely photo of cat in his new basket. Just as well the basket was a big one, as he has grown ALOT since he was a kitten!

Decorative casket

  • 3 September 2014
  • Nicola Basham

We have just made this specially commissioned casket using eucalyptus nuts and a distinctive two part lid.

Interesting enquiries

  • 2 September 2014
  • Nicola Basham

This week I have had two intriguing wedding enquiries. One to make a wedding arch and the other to make a lovely wedding heart. I have sent willow to them and wish them good luck for their projects.

Go Wild With Weaving! October 2014

  • 15 June 2014
  • Nicola Basham

New weaving event in October 2014

Funky handbags!

  • 14 March 2014
  • Nicola Basham

This is my latest range of handbags, made primarily from willow with driftwood handles.

One Place Available Only! Sorry fully booked now.

  • 8 February 2014
  • Nicola Basham

All places are filled now, but please feel free to contact me to keep informed of other events.

Dog basket for Luna

  • 8 January 2014
  • Nicola Basham

I had a little left over willow that had been in soak. This coincided with the new arrival next door of a little schnauzer, so her new owner and I made her a basket

Schnapps Bottle

  • 30 October 2013
  • Nicola Basham

Weaving a protective covering for a schnapps container.

Natural Burials

  • 13 September 2013
  • Nicola Basham

Radio Interview on Natural Burials

Willow Workshop in France, May 2013

  • 10 May 2013
  • Nicola Basham

Weaving organic shapes with Klaus Seyfang