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Artisan Markets at the Coal Loader

The first Artisan Markets at the Coal Loader in Waverton was so incredible today. We had standing room only in our basketry section for most of the day. It was wonderful to see so much interest in our art.

Baskets are full of stories

The baskets are not empty. They are full of makers, their stories, their thoughts while making. The baskets are never empty. All of the thoughts jump out of the baskets onto all of us. Verna Nichols

Playing with pandanus

I recently went on a yoga retreat in Fiji at Daku Resort and the owner very kindly organised for me to visit a village to sit with the women and weave a traditional Fijian mat. The material was pandanus (known as voivoi in Fiji) leaves which are so strong – strong enough to walk on […]