With a background in pattern making, garment construction, fashion, textile art and styling, Gemma Patford is an accomplished maker. Her popular rope baskets are sold by over 60 retailers in Australia, the US and the UK, including Moonko in Sheffield and Rad Studio in West Yorkshire. Gemma has also collaborated with some of the industry’s finest creatives including Anthropologie, Etsy, Koskela, Sight Unseen, Apartment Therapy and many more. With an impressive Instagram following of over 60,000 followers, she started the hashtag #ropedinbygemma as a way of basically convincing people to undertake fun art projects. Gemma’s bubbly personality makes her writing a joy to read both in print and in the digital world.