1:1 Online Mentoring

Pre book a one hour 1:1 online mentoring session with Mary 1:1 mentoring sessions are available for pre-booking for past and present students only. They are not intended for the teaching of new techniques, Do you need a refresher of some techniques? Do you have some questions? Have you got stuck? Would you like to talk […]

Coiled basketry, using rope and string

Thursday 7 July 2022 Learn the basics of coiled basketry, working with rope or string. Stitch and wrap with a range of colourful threads and yarns to create a coiled form. Learn the basic techniques of coiled basketry on this one day course. Coiled baskets are formed with the use of a core and a […]

Sculptural Textile Basketry – freeform wrapping and coiling

Monday 26 – Friday 30 September 2022 Sculptural basketry will focus on the techniques of coiling and wrapping, with a theme of ‘making lines’. The three-dimensional off loom work of Tadek Beutlich will be a source of inspiration. Sculptural basketry will focus on using a range of materials to make lines. The course will begin […]


I Will Remember Him, sample

Mary shares the designing and making of her new work Significant Figures. The work relates to her Grandmother’s boyfriend, Cecil, killed in France in 1916. A very personal body of work bringing together Mary’s interest in mathematics and making, and the story of Cecil and Elsie. Read more >> “I’m so glad I was able […]


Mary makes connections between basketry and textiles. Where does one begin and the other end? “Thank you so much for your talk and stories.”