Contemporary Wicker Basketry: Projects, Techniques, Inspirational Designs

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Lark Books, 1996 - Crafts & Hobbies - 192 pages
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The time-honored craft of basketry is alive and well all over the world, from traditional tribes to avant-garde artists. There are 30 dramatic basket projects to choose from, each with full-color photos of how they're supposed to look, along with sequenced drawings and simple explanations that show exactly what to do. These baskets feature a small pincushion; a Madeira Triangle; a Wicker Cathead basket using Shaker techniques and cat's-ear handles; a Corner-to-Corner basket using English squarework; an Octagon Flower basket featuring a lacy base; and other baskets, ranging from Japanese to early American styles. A gallery of baskets by 11 of the world's most celebrated contemporary artists will inspire you to create designs of your own.

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Wicker baskets, as opposed to splint or flat-split wood baskets, are made from round materials, such as reed, rattan, or willow. In this book for beginning basketmakers, Hoppe, a teacher of basketry ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
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MATERIALS AND TOOLS
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WEAVING TECHNIQUES
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Copyright

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