Julie has been willowweaving and making basketry things for over 15 years now. Originally trained by professional makers in England, Scotland and Ireland she makes a range of traditional and contemporary items. Working mainly with willow she also loves experimenting with other materials. She enjoys sharing her skills and is an experienced teacher offering classes for adults and children that can be adapted to suit a groups needs. She has recently moved to East Sussex from Scotland where she had her own studio on the Isle of Arran and was chair of the Scottish Basketmakers’ Circle.