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Lois Walpole

Basketmaker and Artist

Yell, Shetland


Baskets, art, sustainable


£45 — £3000


Trained in sculpture, basket making and product design, I am a designer and maker of, baskets, furniture, and art works. These artefacts combine the techniques and often the forms of basketry with the detritus of consumerism and the natural materials of my immediate environment.


Enforced Sabbatical

01 May 2020
Like everyone else, any plans I had for the next few months have been put on hold or cancelled. So I am taking this opportunity to spend even more time in my studio, focus on creativity, think and write.

Weaving Master Class

22 Jun 2019
I will be teaching a one day workshop at Broadway gallery and Studio in Letchworth Herts, where Weaving Ghosts is currently on display. Students will explore different basketry techniques in combination with recycled and found materials.

Weaving Ghosts

01 Jun 2020
Next confirmed showings of Weaving Ghosts are at at Broadway Gallery, Letchworth, Herts. May 24 - September 8 2019

Available for commissions


This maker has tagged themselves with


Behatoki - A Lookout

Disciplines Basketry, Conceptual
Materials Wood, Plastics

Weaving Ghosts

Disciplines Basketry, Conceptual, Furniture, Textiles
Materials Recycled, Organic Material, Mixed Media

Weaving Ghosts - An Lanntair

Disciplines Basketry, Conceptual, Furniture, Design
Materials Recycled, Organic Material, Wood, Plastics, Mixed Media