Welcome to my Etsy page. I've been a crafter ever since I can remember. My Dad builds planes, so did I; my Mom crocheted, I tried; my sister quilts, well I appreciate the work and both my grandmothers were amazing needle artists. The whole family makes stuff. My maternal grandmother always said, "if you can make something with your hands, you will never go hungry". It is a phrase that is with me whenever I am weaving.
Although my interests vary, my love is weaving... some cloth weaving, but mostly baskets.
I love Shaker baskets and New England baskets because working with ash and sweetgrass is an undescribable experience. I grow and braid sweetgrass which make the house smell great and black ash has a wonderful delicate scent of lemon.
Nantucket Baskets are my second favorite type of…
- Born on October 30
- Joined May 3, 2010