• 24 projects for both beginning and seasoned weavers
• Seven weaving techniques are demonstrated
• Tips for selecting and storing your materials and tools
A comprehensive tutorial for weaving round reed.
With its irresistible combination of form and function, wicker basketry has captivated artisans for hundred of years. Use these timeless techniques to make elegant baskets for modern use. Whether you are a beginner or experienced weaver, illustrated step-by-step instructions offer a range of techniques and tips for making both round and oval bases, making handles, preparing to weave, and adding color. Projects include a simple plant basket, a bread basket with beads, a lidded sewing basket, and a large double-handled shopping basket. A glossary of basketry terms, a list of suppliers, and instructions for designing your own basket is included. This book is great for weavers and crafters of all skills.
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.
Size 8 1/2" x 11"
290 photos, 169 patterns