Rush baskets…

My finished collection of rush baskets ready for @star_wing_brewery craft fair tomorrow and Saturday. Made with an armful of rush I harvested from the River Gipping this summer it’s been lovely to work with and a joy to know it has come from down the road.

Karen Lawrence Basketry

Thanks again to my son @aidanduxon for the photos 😊

Hall farm, Redgrave IP221RJ

Christmas Decorations…

My last class of 2021 for the Suffolk Wildlife Trust at Redgrave and Lopham fen. A wild day outside but 10 super creative ladies inside. Prolific making of all sorts of Christmas decorations as you can see. 😊

Karen Lawrence Basketry
Karen Lawrence Basketry
Karen Lawrence Basketry

Karen Lawrence Basketry

Hands at work…

As part of this weeks theme from the Basketry Association I made a little video of my hands working a simple trac border on a rush basket.

I harvested the rush on the River Gipping this summer and am making some rush baskets to include at the craft fair at Star Wing Brewery on the 3rd and 4th December. So these baskets are Suffolk made from start to finish. 😊

Karen Lawrence Basketry

Christmas tree O Christmas tree….

Karen Lawrence Basketry

Willow trees ready for the Christmas craft fair starting a week today @star_wing_brewery. The decorations on them are made from wood and bark.
Swipe for details. 😊

DM me if you would like me to post you one. £15 inc P&P

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My latest make…

Karen Lawrence Basketry

My most recent make is a log basket, super sturdy with an English foot.

Pictures include another photo bombing pet, this time Adela, our wire haired vizla. Thank you to my son Aidan for taking the pictures. 😊

Karen Lawrence Basketry plus Adela

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Chicken bomber…

Karen Lawrence Basketry

And so it begins… I know we don’t want to think about Christmas too early but craft folk have no choice because lovely things take time to make. This lot is heading to @histonholly where Jane creates beautiful wreath making kits.

Swipe to see our resident photo bomber 😊 #willow #willowwreaths #willowwreathkit #homemade #doorwreath #personaldecorations #madeinsuffolk #thebasketmakersassociation #chickenphotobomber

Karen Lawrence Basketry

Winter Ready…

A finished log basket in Dicky Meadows and Black Maul. I love doing square work. 😊

Karen Lawrence Basketry

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