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Wicker Basketry
     

Wicker Basketry

by Flo Hoppe
 

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Enjoy the satisfaction of crafting beautiful and functional baskets featuring the elegant, classic lines and textures of traditional wicker basketry. Fully-illustrated instructions and twenty-four projects will enable beginners and experienced basketmakers to explore the wide-ranging possibilities of this age-old artistry. After choosing your tools and materials,

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Enjoy the satisfaction of crafting beautiful and functional baskets featuring the elegant, classic lines and textures of traditional wicker basketry. Fully-illustrated instructions and twenty-four projects will enable beginners and experienced basketmakers to explore the wide-ranging possibilities of this age-old artistry. After choosing your tools and materials, learn to use a variety of weaving techniques, including over-and-under weave, Japanese weave, pairing, waling, and braid and diamond weaves. See how to make round and oval bases, add borders and handles, and achieve spectacular color effects. Projects range from those especially for beginners, such as a small child's basket and a fruit basket, to the more complex, including a lidded sewing basket and a large, two-handled shopping basket. 176 pages (8 in color), 435 b/w illus., 8 1/2 x 11.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764340802
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
05/28/2012
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Flo Hoppe has been a full-time studio artist, teacher, and author since 1971. She teaches and exhibits worldwide. Her other published books include Contemporary Wicker Basketry and Plaited Basketry with Birch Bark.

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