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Some examples of John Cowan's baskets - Click on images to enlarge.

Please contact me to order any of my basket designs. All my baskets can be sent by post. Prices shown do not include postage costs.

 

 

Gardening Basket
Gardening Basket
- a garden basket made to be used. Great for carrying tools and picking vegetables.

L 23" x W 14" x H 7.5"

£42
Curved Log Basket
Curved Log Basket
- a traditional basket design originally used for gathering peas before mechanisation. Made strong for logs & kindling.

H 12.5" x W 17" £38
H 14.5" x W 19" £48
H 16.5" x W 21" £58



Log Basket (Randed Weave)
Log Basket (Randed Weave)
- strong log baskets of traditional size & shape, crafted from neutral greenish-brown willows.

H 12.5" x W 16.5" - '1/2 Bushel' £38
H 15.5" x W 20" -'1 Bushel' £48
H 18.5" x W 21.5" '1 1/2 Bushels' £65
H 21.5" x W 25.5" '2 Bushels' £80 (not pictured)

Log Basket (Slewed Weave)
Log Basket (Slewed Weave)
- strong log baskets of traditional size & shape - This style is woven with the chunky slewed weave with a natural rich coffee-coloured willow on the sides.

H 12.5" x W 16.5" - '1/2 Bushel' £38
H 15.5" x W 20" -'1 Bushel' £48
H 18.5" x W 21.5" '1 1/2 Bushels' £65
Fruit/Bread etc. Basket
Fruit/Bread etc. Basket
9.5" x 2.5" £22
12" x 2.5" £25
15" x 2.5" £30
Forager's Basket
Forager's Basket
- this basket can be used for collecting eggs, foraging in the woods or as a shapely twist on the traditional shopping basket.

W12" x H 10"

£35
Rectangular Log/Storage Basket (Randed Weave)
Rectangular Log/Storage Basket (Randed Weave)
- made in any of the following natural willow colours on the sides: light brown, dark brown, red 'rusty' brown (pictured), green, stripped white, or a combination of two or three colours.

Made to any size

Can have finger holes instead of log basket handles for a flush finish.

£POA

Bramble Picker/ Peg Basket
Bramble Picker/ Peg Basket
This basket is handy for collecting berries, keeping pegs tidy, or for general bits-&-bobs. Made in a choice of greens & browns or reds & brown colours.

W 10.5" x H 6.5"

£25


Farmers Market Shopper
Farmers Market Shopper
- Once made by Travellers in Scotland who coppiced willows on land they returned to year after year. This sturdy shopping basket is my take on this - crafted from natural willow and made to last.

L 17" x W 12" x H 7"

£35

Rectangular Log/Storage Basket (Slewed weave)
Rectangular Log/Storage Basket (Slewed weave)
- strong log stores which are also great as robust general storage baskets - in a choice of dark or light brown natural willows for the sides.

- Can have semi-circular log basket handles instead of finger holes if preferred.

L 24" x W 16" x H 14.5" - £68
L 27" x W 19" x H 15.5" - £85

- Can also be made to any size you require
Oval Arm Basket
Oval Arm Basket
- a flowing oval basket for the home or garden - woven in a colourful combination of natural browns and green-coloured willows, along with a little striking stripped white willow. Can be made in all natural willows if preferred (see photo of this on 'About' page.)

L 19" x W 13" x H 6"

£36
Oval Log Basket
Oval Log Basket
Great practical shape for logs & kindling. Made using brown willow colours.

L21" x W16" x H 12.5" £48
L24" x W18" x H 14.5" £58
L28" x W20" x H 18.5" £78
Picnic Basket
Picnic Basket
- with a woven T-shape divider with space for 2 bottles.

L 18.5" x W 13" x H 10.5"

£48
Flower Gatherer
Flower Gatherer
This versatile basket is just as happy working at serving up bread, fruit and cakes as it is outside carrying tools & flowers.

L 18" x W 12" x H 3.5" £38
L 21" x W 14" x H 5.5" £48

Shopping Basket
Shopping Basket
A small light-weight shopping basket, made with a variety of colourful willows, made in a choice of either red, light brown & green, or the dark brown style.

L 15" x W 11" x H 8" - £36 (pictured)
L 17" x W 12" x H 9" - £42

Stick/ Umbrella Basket
Stick/ Umbrella Basket
This tall basket helps to tidy the space around the front door.


W 13" x H 22"

£45
Willow Bee Skep/Bug House
Willow Bee Skep/Bug House
Catch a swarm or open a bug house - Open underneath, this skep is also rigid and tightly woven with coils of very fine willow.

H 15" x W 13"

£75
Garlic Baskets/Bird Feeders
Garlic Baskets/Bird Feeders
- a basket design originating in Germany for holding bulbs of garlic. This basket can also be filled with fat balls and hung out for the birds.

H 18" x W 5.5"

£25
Trunk
Trunk
For storage or linens, and includes real veg-tan english-made leather & brass straps. This basket can be made in one or many natural willow colours or in traditional stripped buff or white willows

L 24" x W 16" x H 16" - £105
L 28" x W 20" x H 18 - £158
L 36" x W 24" x H 21" - £265

Custom made sizes available.
Linen Basket 'Alibaba'
Linen Basket 'Alibaba'
- let the washing pile up in this shapely clothes basket

H 22" x W 20"

£75
Linen Basket
Linen Basket
This basket can also be made to any size you require to fit your space in the home, just ask!

H 24" x W 20" - £80

H 30" x W 20" - £95

Wastepaper Basket
Wastepaper Basket
A simple but sturdy willow bin made in a choice of dark or light brown natural willows.

W 12" x H 11"

£26
Wet Linen Washing Basket
Wet Linen Washing Basket
A traditional UK basket for taking wet laundry to the line. Made in all white stripped willow.

L 25" x W 18" x H 10.5" £45
Fishing Creel
Fishing Creel
Made in stripped buff willow, The traditional fishing basket has a hole for the fish and exceptional quality, very smart UK-made leather & solid brass straps.

15" x 12" x 12" tall - £125

All baskets are handmade by John using only UK-grown willows.

All sizes to nearest 1" & heights (H) given exclude the handle height.

 

 

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