Sue (Holst) Kersten taught school for 40 years, she is a 1971 graduate of Bethany College in Lindsborg KS. Weaving has been a big part of Sue's life for over 30 years. She loves designing baskets using different materials, such as reed, cane, seagrass, and leather to make her baskets. She enjoys going to flea markets and antique shops to find old tools and other interesting pieces that can be used on her baskets. Sue attends many basket conventions and has many lifelong friends in the basket community.