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Eggy Basket

Lorna Singleton
Lorna Singleton's Eggy Basket, a charming basket made from coppiced swill - thin strips of oak, entirely hand-woven by Lorna.
12 Weeks
Eggy Basket by The New Craftsmen
Eggy Basket by The New Craftsmen
The Maker Lorna Singleton Basket Maker - North West England

Lorna Singleton is one of the UK’s last remaining ‘swillers’ specialists in woven products made with coppiced oak. Lorna graduated as an apprentice of the Bill Hogarth MBE Memorial Apprenticeship Trust, following three years of intensive tuition in coppice woodland management. Using simple hand tools and techniques from generations past, Lorna Singleton creates baskets based on the traditional patterns from South Cumbrian region as well as collaborating on contemporary applications for this historic practice.