Sandra Atkinson has been weaving since 1983. In 1985 Sandy and her
husband Steve opened Atkinson’s Country House where Sandy could
teach weaving and sell basket supplies. The success of the business
grew into a nationwide mail ordering company. When Steve retired in
2000 he joined the business full time.
In 1986 Sandy approached the U of M - Public-TV about doing a series
on basket weaving. The concept was enthusiastically received and the
University of Michigan produced the first two series of “Country
Basket Weaving with Sandy Atkinson”, both of which went nationwide.
Series three, four and five were produced...read more