Sally Roach
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My Events

Inspired by Australia
3 Mar 2020 - 13:30 to 15:30
The Worshipful Company of Basketmakers' Basketry Showcase
Inspired by Australia
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Hertfordshire County Show
Repeats every day until Sun May 27 2018.
26 May 2018 - 08:30 to 18:00
Basketry Tent
Hertfordshire County Show
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Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park Summer Fair
30 Jun 2018 - 12:00 to 17:00
Summer Fair including woodland crafts, craft stalls, basket making, food stalls, pond dipping.
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park Summer Fair
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July Open Studios

basketry, fibre artist, basketmaker
Basket maker and fibre artist working in natural and found/recycled materials. Work reflects love of colour.
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I am inspired by the world around me, particularly flowers, land and seascapes. I love colour and this often determines my choice of materials and techniques, whereas I often start weaving with only a vague idea of the final form.  I work with anything from cane, rush and willow to found materials, textiles and paper.  I use a range of techniques from stake and strand, plaiting and frame to twining, netting and coiling – producing both functional baskets and more sculptural work.

I  completed the City & Guilds Creative Basketry Course at City Lit in London in 2013 – using the Wildflower Meadows at the Olympic Park to inspire my final pieces.  The exhibition was reviewed on Homebuildlifer  In 2018 I was made a Yeoman of the Worshipful Company of Basketmakers.

Forthcoming events

  • Australia Inspired exhibition at The Worshipful Company of Basketmakers' Basketry Showcase, The Dutch Church, 7 Austin Friars, London EC2N 2HA on 3rd March, 1.30-3.30 - free entry

Exhibitions and events

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