Light Footed Basket

Josey Goodin
£780
Light Footed Basket is a stand alone decorative piece by basket maker Josey Goodin, made from white ash and spruce root.

Inspired by the curves, colours and textures found in nature, this ash basket is handwoven without the use of a mould. Josey takes pride in harvesting and selecting all of the materials necessary to create each basket, and is always pursuing new ways to highlight the natural beauty of the traditional form of ash basketry he specialises in.
Material: Ash and spruce root
Dimensions: Height: 22cm, Width: 23cm
Care Instructions: Dust as necessary. Wipe with damp cloth if needed.
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Process

Inspired by traditional basketry techniques, this basket has been woven from white ash and spruce root, which were harvested and processed by hand. Strips of ash were dyed using a coffee and tea solution to create a contrast of colour.
The Maker Josey Goodin Basket Maker - South West England

Taught by his father in rural Nova Scotia, Canada, Josey Goodin has been making baskets from ash wood since 2001. Josey takes pride in harvesting and selecting all of the materials necessary to create each basket, and is always pursuing new ways to highlight the natural beauty of the traditional form of ash basketry he specialises in. Mainly working with Ash, Josey incorporates natural dyes to enhance the design and basket features, as well as using leather or natural webbing to make straps for the baskets when required.