Molly Lovekin – basketmaker

27th December 2023  |  ALUMNI | AWARD WINNERS

Molly Lovekin – basketmaker

Winner of the 2023 Heritage Crafts / Sims Hilditch Young Basketmaker of the Year Award

Molly LovekinThe Young Basketmaker of the Year Award 2023 sponsored by Sims Hilditch was won by Molly Lovekin.

Molly started out making basic stake and strand log baskets, using buff and home grown willow, and then has rapidly moved on to accept a large commission which has meant working to specific shapes and sizes for display at SeaSalt Cornwall. She adds artistic flair naturally to all her baskets and works to a high level of craftsmanship.

Photo: David Clarke (Heritage Crafts Co-Chair), Molly Lovekin (Heritage Crafts / Young Basketmaker of the Year Award winner 2023), Jay Blades MBE (Heritage Crafts Co-Chair), and Henry Hird (Sims Hilditch CEO). Photo by Stefan Jakubowski.