Willow Basketry

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Interweave Press, 1993 - Crafts & Hobbies - 355 pages
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This handbook provides aspiring and experienced basketmakers with access to a wealth of traditional forms and techniques for willow basketry. You'll find info. on the shop, the tools, the cultivation and harvesting of the willow plant, the processing of rods, weave patterns, basket design, and construction techniques. The informative, detailed, step-by-step illustrations guide you through the process of learning. Offers instructions for making 8 Old World basketry projects. You'll learn how to plan a project and work the materials to create your own variations on round, oval, and squarework forms. Extensive glossary and bibliography. List of willow and basketry sources in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.

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Contents

Organic Weave Structures
14
The Species
23
Osiers
31
Copyright

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