This is my favorite book for beginners learning the basics of basket weaving using all types of reed while incorporating handles, wood bases etc. Step by step instructions with lots of photos to make basket weaving easy. This is also a great reference book to keep on hand.
From the publisher: This easy, accessible, and fun approach to basketmaking offers instructions for 18 beautiful and useful baskets. Beginning with simple basket designs and progressing to more-advanced techniques, you build new skills with each project. Follow along from one to the next, or jump ahead to the more advanced baskets to expand your intermediate skills. The practical projects include a market basket, square-to-round storage basket, spiral twill basket, catch-all bathroom basket, cat-head bowl, and many others. Instructions for adding embellishments, color, and shaping are included to help new basketmakers turn a project into a personal treasure. A chart for designing your own market baskets in six different sizes is invaluable, and photos of work by today’s top basketmakers serve as inspiration. This book is the ideal guide for anyone interested in learning to make handbuilt baskets.
Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 273 images | 96 pp
Binding: hard cover