Exceptional British Craft - Furniture, Homewares & Gifts

Sally Goymer

Basket Maker

Sally has been a full-time, professional basket maker for 36 years, having studied at City and Guilds in 1977 and subsequently the French National School of Basketmaking. Over the years she has collaborated with makers from all over Europe. Read More

Her travels have enabled her to learn innovative, foreign techniques – many of which had previously not been practiced in Britain.

Sally has been a member of the Basket Makers Association for over forty years and she has taught basket making extensively in the UK, Europe and the US. In 1991 she co-authored ‘The Complete Book of Basketry Techniques’, which is currently in its fifth edition and has been translated into French. Sally describes herself as a traditional basket maker as her pieces are designed and made for function. She now works out of a studio at her home in Cheltenham.

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