Billie Ruth Sudduth is a master self taught basket maker with 39 years experience. She has baskets in numerous museum collections including the Smithsonian, the Mint Museum and the Museum of Art and Design. Her Carolina Snowflakes, trademarked and copyrighted, are in homes all over the world. She has written books about basket making and taught for years at Penland School of Craft. Recently returning to New Bern after a 32 year absence, she has set up a studio at her home in Greenbrier which is only open to the public during the studio tour.
She creates museum quality baskets, Appalachian basket, and Carolina Snowflakes(c).