Sally Roach
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Traditional Basketry

I produce some traditional baskets, mainly for my own use, although my love is more for contemporary work.  Each piece of work is a one off.  Please contact me if you have any questions or wish to purchase anything.

My Events

Rickinghall Art Exhibition
Repeats every day 2 times.
13 Aug 2021 - 10:00 to 16:00
Rickinghall Art Exhibition
Rickinghall Art Exhibition
Inspired by Australia
3 Mar 2020 - 13:30 to 15:30
The Worshipful Company of Basketmakers' Basketry Showcase
Inspired by Australia
Hertfordshire County Show
Repeats every day until Sun May 27 2018.
26 May 2018 - 08:30 to 18:00
Basketry Tent
Hertfordshire County Show
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

July Open Studios

Cambridge Open Studios 2021
Cambridge Open Studios 2021
basketry, fibre artist, basketmaker
Basket maker and fibre artist working in natural and found/recycled materials. Work reflects love of colour.
  • Commissions Taken
  • Visitors All Year
  • Tuition Given

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.

Exhibitions and Events

  • Australia Inspired exhibition at The Worshipful Company of Basketmakers' Basketry Showcase, The Dutch Church, London EC2N 2HA March 2020

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