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Basket Weaving 101

Join Rhonda Marshall to learn the basics of weaving pine needle baskets during this 2-part series

Tuesday, July 15 & 22 10:30 - 11:30

Richland Library Northeast

Register online at: http://www.richlandlibrary.com/events/basket-weaving-101


Amazon Says: This classic text in basket-making, now in paperback, shows how to transform fragrant pine needles into stunning coiled baskets and other decorative items. It’s surprisingl more...
Amazon Says: This classic text in basket-making, now in paperback, shows how to transform fragrant pine needles into stunning coiled baskets and other decorative items. It’s surprisingly easy, with all 40 projects based on wrapping needles around a center. From this simple technique, however, crafters can create limitless variety through the way they shape the coils, dye the needles, vary stitches, embellish with beads and seeds, and incorporate leather and wood. Special sections address gathering and storing materials, making lids and handles, and more.   less...
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Amazon Says: Beautifully photographed and created for the beginner, this fabulous introductory basketry course, with 18 enticing projects, will have you finishing a decorative basket the v more...
Amazon Says: Beautifully photographed and created for the beginner, this fabulous introductory basketry course, with 18 enticing projects, will have you finishing a decorative basket the very first weekend. The author offers the fruits of her 30 years' experience: time-tested tips for adding bases, shaping baskets, substituting materials, adding embellishments and many more tricks. A wealth of knowledge on reeds covers everything from preparation to dyeing and finishing, and there's instruction on all the different basket-weaving structures. The projects teach a variety of techniques, each one building upon the last. Start with a small Basic Basket that uses 11 key procedures, and then move on to a charming Market Basket, which includes an attractive handle. Then try a Storage Basket, Hanging Letter Basket, Nantucket-inspired Spiral Twill Basket, or a Bathroom Catch-All. Plus: a beautiful gallery from an international selection of basket artists. less...
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Amazon Says: STERLING PUBLISHING-Lark Books Basketry: The Weekend Crafter. Ideal for the busy crafter; make any of the 16 projects in a single weekend! Choose the techniques and colors you more...
Amazon Says: STERLING PUBLISHING-Lark Books Basketry: The Weekend Crafter. Ideal for the busy crafter; make any of the 16 projects in a single weekend! Choose the techniques and colors you like best for customized baskets for your home. Discover how easy it is to dye materials and add embellishments and finishing touches. Master weaving techniques with simple instructions and step-by-step photographs! Softcover: 80 pages. Author: BJ Crawford. Imported. less...
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Amazon Says: Step-by-step instructions complete with detailed color photographs Includes a chapter on dyeing reed at home 4 basic basket projects for the beginning weaver The art of basket more...
Amazon Says: Step-by-step instructions complete with detailed color photographs Includes a chapter on dyeing reed at home 4 basic basket projects for the beginning weaver The art of basket making is described in detail for the beginning or experienced weaver. Complete with a chapter on tools and materials to get started, this easy-to-use guide explains and illustrates how to weave reed, incorporate premade handles, finish basket rims, and a host of other basket-making techniques. It also contains a chapter on dyeing reed, a simple and cost-effective way to obtain desired colors and results. Complete instructions for making a Flared Bun Basket, Small Market Basket, Napkin Basket, and Easter Basket teach necessary skills. less...
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Amazon Says: Novices as well as advanced basketmakers will be amazed by the variety of materials and techniques examined in this fully illustrated guide. Step-by-step instructions for 24 p more...
Amazon Says: Novices as well as advanced basketmakers will be amazed by the variety of materials and techniques examined in this fully illustrated guide. Step-by-step instructions for 24 projects, eight of which are specifically designed for beginning weavers, are offered within the special lay-flat binding and describe the entire project—from weaving the base and upsetting the sides to applying a handle and finishing with a rim. Patterns are supplied for unique creations such as an Abenaki-style knitting basket, a fabric melon basket, a natural-vine wall basket, and a braided, twill tote. A special photo insert contains images of baskets from all over the world, making this a beautiful book to both use and display. less...
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Amazon Says: From its roots in Africa through its development on the rice plantations to its current renaissance as an art form sought after by collectors and tourists. more...
Amazon Says: From its roots in Africa through its development on the rice plantations to its current renaissance as an art form sought after by collectors and tourists. less...
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Amazon Says: The ancient African art of sweetgrass basket making has been practiced for more than 300 years in the Christ Church Parish of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. Seen on the roadw more...
Amazon Says: The ancient African art of sweetgrass basket making has been practiced for more than 300 years in the Christ Church Parish of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. Seen on the roadways of Charleston County and in museums and galleries worldwide, these unique handmade baskets are crafted from sweetgrass, bullrush, pine needles, and palm leaves. Traditionally, artisans use a piece of the rib bone of a cow and a pair of scissors as their only tools for construction. When English settlers founded Christ Church Parish in the late 1600s, they saw a place rich in natural beauty and ideal for harvesting rice, cotton, and indigo. Skilled agricultural laborers were needed, and consequently, South Carolina became the top importer of enslaved West Africans. Finding a landscape similar to their homeland, those who came kept many of their traditional practices. Today, the richness of the West African presence can be seen in Charleston's architecture, basketry, and ironworks. less...
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Circle Unbroken by Margot Theis Raven
Amazon Says: As she teaches her granddaughter to sew a traditional sweetgrass basket, a grandmother weaves a story, going back generations to her grandfather's village in faraway Africa. T more...
Amazon Says: As she teaches her granddaughter to sew a traditional sweetgrass basket, a grandmother weaves a story, going back generations to her grandfather's village in faraway Africa. There, as a boy, he learned to make baskets so tightly woven they could hold the rain. Even after being stolen away to a slave ship bound for America, he remembers what he learned and passes these memories on to his children - as they do theirs. less...
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