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Try your hand at the ancient and venerable tradition of basket weaving by following tricks of the trade passed on from generation to generation. A host of ideas and information will transform even the novice into a basket-weaving expert. Learn to identify the various fibers, such as wicker, raffia, medulla, and cane, available commercially, and how to prepare honeysuckle, clematis, wisteria, holly, or other branches gathered from your own garden. Tips on dyeing, a descriptive list of tools, detailed technical instruction, and plenty of pictures will soon have you weaving dozens of objects. Not just conventional baskets, but trays, hampers, bicycle baskets, wreaths, even woven shopping carts will take form under your hands. And, the best part is, these will not be slavish imitations, but original, one-of-a-kind creations, with the variations that come from nature and from your thorough understanding of this traditional handicraft.

Synopsis:

Become part of the venerable tradition of basket weaving by following tricks of the trade passed from generation to generation. A host of ideas and information will transform even novices into experts who can identify commercially available fibers, including wicker, raffia, and cane, and prepare branches gathered from their own gardens. Tips on dyeing, a descriptive tool list, detailed instruction, and plenty of pictures will have you weaving conventional baskets plus one-of-a-kind trays, hampers, wreaths, woven shopping carts, and more.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780806958774
Subtitle:
Projects
Author:
Romanelli, Paola
Publisher:
Sterling
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Baskets
Subject:
Basket making
Subject:
Basketwork
Subject:
RELIGION - RELIGION GEN TRD PB
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
2300
Publication Date:
20001231
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
10.5 x 7.75 in

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Become part of the venerable tradition of basket weaving by following tricks of the trade passed from generation to generation. A host of ideas and information will transform even novices into experts who can identify commercially available fibers, including wicker, raffia, and cane, and prepare branches gathered from their own gardens. Tips on dyeing, a descriptive tool list, detailed instruction, and plenty of pictures will have you weaving conventional baskets plus one-of-a-kind trays, hampers, wreaths, woven shopping carts, and more.

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