The Ultimate Basket Book: A Cornucopia of Popular Designs to Make

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 192 pages
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This book features projects and color photography. Lyn Siler has created a guide to the craft. She thoroughly explores tools and materials; introduces all the fundamental techniques - weaving, plaiting, coiling, twining, and wailing; and provides advice on adding rims, bases, and handles.
  

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The Ultimate Basket Book

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This is a wonferful book. I purchased it for a Xmas gift, & plan to get a copy for myself! Well worth the price with over 40 basket patterns with detailed instructions. ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
6
Basketmaking Basics
8
Wine Basket
24
TwoPie Basket
27
Hearth Basket
30
Market Basket
35
Large Arrows Tray
39
Twined Planter
42
Williamsburg Basket
105
Fancy Quatrefoil
108
Traditional Egg Basket
113
SolidBottom Shaker Basket
116
FlatBottom Egg Basket
119
Feather Basket
122
Amys Basket
128
Utensil Basket
131

Weed Basket
47
Bean
49
Melon Basket
53
Potato Basket
56
Cherokee Comb Basket
60
Chitimacha Tray
63
Gourd Vessel
66
Nantucket LightshipStyle Basket
68
Miniature Three Diamonds
72
Choctaw Pouch
75
DoubleWall Basket
78
Hatteras Purse
82
Willow Field Basket
85
WoolDrying Basket
91
Kristas Oval Basket
95
Topsail Treasure Pine Needle Tray
97
Twill Weave Market Basket
100
Gardening Tool Basket
134
Hannahs Marriage Basket
138
DoubleLidded Picnic Basket
142
Fishing Creel
148
Key Basket
154
Southwest
158
OneTwoThree Twill
164
Double Chiefs Daughter
168
Herb Basket
172
Beaded Swirls Basket
176
Swirling Star Bowl
180
Undulating Twill Basket
185
Acknowledgments 189 Glossary
189
Contributing Designers
191
Metric Conversion Chart 192 Index
192
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