Basic Basket Making Step-by-step instructions complete with detailed color photographs
Includes a chapter on dyeing reed at home
4 basic basket projects for the beginning weaver
The art of basket making is described in detail for the beginning or experienced weaver. Complete with a chapter on tools and materials to get started, this easy-to-use guide explains and illustrates how to weave reed, incorporate premade handles, finish basket rims, and a host of other basket-making techniques. It also contains a chapter on dyeing reed, a simple and cost-effective way to obtain desired colors and results. Complete instructions for making a Flared Bun Basket, Small Market Basket, Napkin Basket, and Easter Basket teach necessary skills.
About the Author:
All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started
Debra Hammond has been weaving baskets since 1990. She has run basketry workshops for the North Carolina Basketmakers Association and teaches basket making out of her studio in East Earl, Pennsylvania.
Linda Franz is a writer and reporter in Carlisle, Pennsylvania
144 pages, 640 color photos.