Natural Basketry

Natural Basketry

by Carol Hart, Dan Hart


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Natural Basketry by Carol Hart, Dan Hart

This book, for beginners and experienced basketmakers alike, provides a complete guide to making wicker, splint, coiled, and twined baskets. The reader will learn how to use commercial materials, gather and prepare natural materials, and how to make dyes from natural materials. Each part of the book also includes two complte step-by-step basket-making demonstrations that provide a full spectrum of basket shapes, sizes, lids, handles and and decorative techiniques.

Wicker Basketry inludes the use of round reeds and fibers - jute, sea grass, paper cord, rush - as well as wild and garden materials such as weeping willow branches, honey-suckle vines, cattails, and wisteria runners. The dyestuffs used are made from black walnut and butternut hulls, yellow onion skins, and barberry stems.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780823031559
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/01/1976
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.97(w) x 9.95(h) x 0.45(d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

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