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Welsh Baskets

Working Studio showcasing all aspects of working with willow and basketmaking

Clare Revera and Jo McGaughey

Clare Revera is a fully qualified Basketmaker and teacher  specialising in traditional and contemporary Welsh Baskets which are made to commission and for sale from the studio and at Crafts by the Sea.  As a Makers Guild in Wales selected member the high standard of her craft skills have been recognised nationally in Wales and her work is permanently exhibited at the Gweithdy, National Museum of Wales, St Fagans and at Crafts in the Bay.  She teaches at a national and international level including Level 2 and 3 City and Guilds Basketry. Clare provides consultancy and training in all aspects of basketry, willow work and garden and community space development.

Josephine McGaughey is a Florist who has been basketmaking for around 10 years.  She completed her City and Guilds Basketry qualification last year and enjoys weaving her own distinctive basketry and willow items for the home and garden which are for sale at Crafts by the Sea and running workshops, courses and community events in all aspects of willow.

Welsh Baskets

Come and visit us in our working studio in Ogmore by Sea (behind Crafts by the Sea).  You can see baskets at all stages of construction from small berry baskets to coffins.  Have a go at mini willow projects on Open Studio days, order or buy a basket or just enjoy chatting about the materials we use and the methods of construction.  We look forward to seeing you.

• Crafts by the Sea, Church Close, Ogmore By Sea
• 07590 834993
• c.revera@btinternet.com
• www.welshbaskets.co.uk   www.outtolearnwillow.co.uk

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