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How to Weave Your Own Baskets
     

How to Weave Your Own Baskets

by Monarch Publications
 
One of the oldest crafts in the world is basket weaving. Of all our native crafts, basketry is one of the oldest and most useful. Born of necessity, it has been practiced in all parts of the world.

If you are observant, baskets can give you a very complete picture of the country in which they originated. The materials from which they are woven will give you

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One of the oldest crafts in the world is basket weaving. Of all our native crafts, basketry is one of the oldest and most useful. Born of necessity, it has been practiced in all parts of the world.

If you are observant, baskets can give you a very complete picture of the country in which they originated. The materials from which they are woven will give you a clue as to the location. Is it a tropical country, one in the temperate zone, or is it in the far north? The dyes also will indicate the native plants or minerals. The type of basket will tell you how it is to be used, as well as something about the industry of the country in which it was made. Finally, the decorative designs often depict scenes from history, religious symbols, festivals and customs of the people.

Regardless of their origin or history, how to weave baskets is something that attracts people the world over.

If you have ever wanted to know how to make baskets through weaving, you have come to the right place!

If the art of basketry has captured your interest, keep reading! We have assembled a powerful guide guaranteed to show you all there is to know about basket weaving. Before you know it, you will learn what it takes to weave baskets like the ancestors who have gone before you.

If you have ever wanted to weave, basket or otherwise, "How to Weave Your Own Baskets" is the right source for you!

(This book can be found in the Public Domain. Much time has been spent scanning, converting and bringing the information back to life as a digital download. Enjoy!)

Product Details

BN ID:
2940012589262
Publisher:
Learning Life eBooks
Publication date:
05/25/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
629,074
File size:
516 KB

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