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Learn the various materials, tools, and 10 techniques that can be used in basketmaking. This introductory guide to basketry provides 474 images and step-by-step instructions for creating five projects a plaited palm pannier, a willow snail cage, a willow and cane basket, a coil bread tray, or a Desca using wooden rods or more flexible materials. Clear, easy-to-follow text provides a description of each material and tips for preparing the wood, stitching the coil, weaving the rim and handles,…


Pub Date : 2003 | Author : B. J. Crawford | Publisher : Lark Books

ISBN 10 : 1579903312
ISBN 13 : 9781579903312

Choose the techniques and colors you like best for customized baskets for your home. Discover how easy it is to dye materials and add embellishments and finishing touches...

From The Hands Of A Weaver

Pub Date : 2014-01-07 | Author : Jacilee Wray | Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN 10 : 9780806188409
ISBN 13 : 0806188405

For millennia, Native artists on Olympic Peninsula, in what is now northwestern Washington, have created coiled and woven baskets using tree roots, bark, plant stems—and meticulo..

Pine Needle Basketry

Pub Date : 1996 | Author : Judy Mofield Mallow | Publisher : Lark Books

ISBN 10 : 1887374140
ISBN 13 : 9781887374149

Gives an overview of the materials and tools used to create pine needle baskets, introduces basic weaving techniques, includes instructions for creating a variety of projects, and ..


Pub Date : 2014-04-10 | Author : F. J. Christopher | Publisher : Read Books Ltd

ISBN 10 : 9781473392663
ISBN 13 : 1473392667

Basketry, that is, the making of useful and often beautiful containers from natural materials is one of the oldest crafts known to man. The reason is not hard to seek, for there is..

African Basketry

Pub Date : 2006-10-01 | Author : A. B. Cunningham | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015074308407
ISBN 13 :

This comprehensive book documents the orgiins, historical context, usage, and raw materials utilized in the crafting of different types of basketry in South Africa, Botswana, Lesot..

African Basketry

Pub Date : 2007 | Author : Paulus Gerdes | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 9781435726253
ISBN 13 : 1435726251

From the Preface:"Over the years, Paulus Gerdes has established himself as the pre-eminent expert on patterns in African weaving and basketry, and the broader implications of these..

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