Mary Crabb

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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

Wednesday 19 June 2024 West Dean College, West Dean, Chichester, West Sussex. PO18 0QZ. 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 […]

Significant Figures

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 […]

Intertwined – Textile Basketry

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

My Journey Into Basketry

Willow Basket

The listener is taken on a journey from the beginnings of Mary’s basketmaking using willow, working in a traditional way through to more recent contemporary work.