Synopses & Reviews
Create picturesque pine needle baskets, miniatures, trays, pencil holders and more. Special sections address dyeing needles, making lids and handles, techniques, and gathering and storing materials. “Mallow is an excellent teacher with a gift for keeping the subject entertaining and easy to follow.”—Small Press
. “Beginners can create a basket by coiling and stitching together pine needles.”—Country Decorating Ideas.
Make pine needle baskets by using ordinary materials and tools from your sewing basket and kitchen cabinet, with simple techniques. Once you master the basic basket, try the variations, which include a Ginger Jar, Bread Basket, Pottery Base Basket, Athena Vase, Large Gourd Sewing Basket, Napkin Basket, and Two-Color Swirled Tray. From basic techniques, hundreds of other projects are possible.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 111) and index.