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Basketry Books

Splint Woven Basketry
30 elegant basket styles using splint materials–wood and grass pounded or split into flat strips. Shapes include traditional egg, melon, feather, cradle, oriole, shaker, and others.

Natural Baskets
Natural Baskets features baskets and garden ornaments of barks such as birch and red pine; grasses and leaves such as cattails, cornhusks, yucca, iris, and pine needles; vines such as red-twig dogwood, willow, and honeysuckle; and horsehair.


Handmade Baskets: From Nature’s Colourful Materials
Handmade Baskets emphasizes collecting natural materials for basketry.

The Art of Basketry
This is a guide through basic and progressively more complex basketry techniques illustrated with Lonning’s rattan reed baskets.

Twill Basketry: A Handbook of Designs Techniques, and Styles
Basic blocks and diamond patterns as well as variations on the two; creating folded baskets, undulating twills and double weaving.

Pine Needle Basketry: From Forest Floor to Finished Project
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.

Indian Basket Weaving
Basic techniques — preparation of the reed, splicing, introduction of color, shaping and finishing, more. Also descriptions of a great variety of weaves — Lazy Squaw, Mariposa, Taos, Shilo

Hopi Basket Weaving: Artistry in Natural Fibers
This book is filled with photographs and detailed descriptions of their beautiful baskets–the one art, above all others, that creates the strongest social bonds in Hopi life. In these pages, weavers open their lives to the outside world as a means of sharing an art form especially demanding of time and talent. The reader learns how plant materials are gathered in canyons and creek bottoms, close to home and far away.

Appalachian White Oak Basketmaking: Handing Down Basket

Baskets: A Book for Makers and Collectors
This book offers inspiration and instruction, beginning with the tools and materials, basic techniques and dyes and continuing to various techniques.

Handmade Baskets: 28 Beautiful Baskets to Make for Your Home
A glossary of terms, descriptions and drawings of tools and materials, an explanation of weaving variations, and answers to technical questions.

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