Cheryl Tilley has been a basket weaver and teacher for over 30 years. She is a member of North Carolina Basket Makers (NCBA), Tidewater Basketry Guild and the local guild, Winston Salem Arcadia Basket Makers, which meets the first Tuesday of the month at Georgia Taylor Rec Center. She has taught at NCBA, the local guild, Kernersville Parks and Recreation, and Forsyth Tech. She has also taught basketry at several WSFC schools, Winston Salem Street School, Vacation Bible School for various churches and Davie County summer school program. Along with teaching, she has designed several baskets and written patterns for them. She looks forward to teaching at Sawtooth.