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Cane, Rush and Willow: Weaving with Natural Materials
ean: 9781552092606, isbn: 1552092607,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 105 reviews
Cane, Rush and Willow describes basic techniques that are required to complete a range of typical restoration projects using materials from hedges, forests and recycling depots.Used Book in Good Condition.
Plaited Basketry with Birch Bark
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mpn: 9781402748097, ean: 9781402748097, isbn: 1402748094,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
For centuries people have marveled over the beauty of plaited basketry; now readers can actually learn the skill and artistry of this craft in the comfort of their own homes. Scholar, artisan, and teacher Vladimir Yarish created all of the birch bark baskets for this book after scouring museums and archeological sites all around the world. This definitive guide focuses on the history and myriad traditional uses of birch bark, as well as general instructions for basket-making and plaiting. Get
The Ultimate Basket Book: A Cornucopia of Popular Designs to Make
ean: 9781579907891, isbn: 157990789X,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 69 reviews
Two of the most celebrated basket-making books - ''The Basket Book'' 0-8069-6830-3 (277,000 copies sold) and ''Handmade Baskets'' (69,000) - are now together in one magnificent resource. Better still, it features 10 extra projects and beautiful brand-new colour photography. In this thoroughly illuminating book, Lyn Siler explores tools and materials; introduces all the fundamental techniques - weaving, plaiting, coiling, twining & wailing and provides advice on adding rims, bases and handles.
The Bentley Collection Guide for Longaberger® Baskets - Ninth Edition
sku: 1006-WS1101-A04117-0964628066, ean: 9780964628069, isbn: 0964628066,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 150 reviews
A guide to collecting Longaberger baskets. Includes basket information, history, market values, identifying marks, little known facts and hundreds of color photos.Used Book in Good Condition.
Twill Basketry: A Handbook of Designs Techniques, and Styles
sku: VIB093727464X, ean: 9780937274644, isbn: 093727464X,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 83 reviews
From basic techniques to sophisticated designs, this is an indespensable book for anyone who enjoys the glorious variations of twills. It is filled with sumptuous photographs to inspire your creativity, and hundreds of how-to illustrations to guide your fingers in creating a myriad of baskets featuring twill.Used Book in Good Condition.
By Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
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mpn: 290 photos, 169 patterns, ean: 9780764340802, isbn: 0764340808,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 130 reviews
With its irresistible combination of form and function, wicker basketry has captivated artisans for hundreds of years. Use these timeless techniques to make elegant and practical 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
American Indian Basketry [Two Volumes Bound as One, With 460 Illustrations]
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ean: 9780486257778, isbn: 0486257770,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
The origins of basketry are lost in the mists of prehistory, but making baskets is certainly one of the oldest and most nearly universal crafts of mankind. In the Americas, basket artifacts found in caves in Utah have been dated at 7000 B.C., while twined baskets said to be at least 5,000 years old have been uncovered in Peru. In the American Southwest, an entire Indian culture (ca. 100–700 A.D.) is known as ''Basket Maker'' because of the distinctive baskets it produced.This exhaustive
Basket: Craft Workshop Series
ean: 9781842157381, isbn: 1842157388,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
This comprehensive course in basket-making techniques includes 25 diverse projects for crafters of all levels.Used Book in Good Condition.
A Basketmaker's Odyssey: Over, Under, Around & Through: 24 Great Basket Patterns from Easy Beginner to More Challenging Advanced
By Echo Point Books & Media
mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9781626541634, isbn: 1626541639,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 77 reviews
Basketry's unique blend of form and function has fired the imaginations of artisans and crafters for generations. Whether you're making your first or forty-first basket, this book will push the boundaries of your established skills while teaching you new ones to last a lifetime, guiding you through the construction of beautiful handmade baskets that will be used and admired for generations to come. Lyn Syler (Lyn Siler), author of numerous basketmaking books and renowned basketry instructor,
Hopi Basket Weaving: Artistry in Natural Fibers
By Brand: University of Arizona Press
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780816516155, isbn: 0816516154,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 65 reviews
''With the inborn wisdom that has guided them for so long through so many obstacles, Hopi men and women perpetuate their proven rituals, strongly encouraging those who attempt to neglect or disrespect their obligations to uphold them. One of these obligations is to respect the flora and fauna of our planet. The Hopi closeness to the Earth is represented in all the arts of all three mesas, whether in clay or natural fibers. What clay is to a potter's hands, natural fibers are to a basket
Plaited Arts from the Borneo Rainforest (Nias Studies on Asian Topics)
By Brand: Univ of Hawaii Pr
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ean: 9780824836191, isbn: 0824836197,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Plaited Arts from the Borneo Rainforest is the first comprehensive work of its kind and size. It promotes a “contextual” approach, combining not just botanical and technical, but also economic, social, and ritual elements. In short, the book focuses on how the people of Borneo rely on the plaited arts in their daily lives.The twenty-one contributors are the world’s leading experts on the subject, scholars and artisans who live in Borneo or have spent many years there and have become
Containing Beauty: Japanese Bamboo Flower Baskets
By Univ of California Museum of
ean: 9780930741167, isbn: 0930741161,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
Softcover catalogue published in conjunction with an exhibition at UCLA Museum of Cultural History in 1988. It is filled with beautiful color photographs of the baskets in the exhibition (along with notes on each) and has essays on basketry and the art of flower arrangement, basketry and the tea ceremony, basketry in the modern era, how bamboo artists are trained and how to make bamboo baskets..
Baskets: A Book for Makers and Collectors
By Brand: Guild Publishing
ean: 9780965824842, isbn: 0965824845,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
Basket-making allows artists to work in a range of styles, sizes, colors and techniques. This volume offers inspiration and instruction, beginning with the tools and materials, basic techniques and dyes and continuing to various techniques.'Used Book in Good Condition.
Willow, Oak, and Rye: Basket Traditions in Pennsylvania (Keystone Books)
By Pennsylvania State Univ Pr
ean: 9780271002293, isbn: 0271002298,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
Examines the 19th- and 20th-century baskets made by immigrants and their descendants, and points out in what ways these baskets resemble or differ from those made in other parts of the country. Regional styles within the state are identified and baskets are discussed in terms of changing construction methods, materials, and the forms or shapes used by the makers. A list of documented basketmakers is included..
The Nuts and Bolts of Nantucket Basket Weaving
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
mpn: 43238-69796, ean: 9781530932900, isbn: 1530932904,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
THIS STEP-BY-STEP PICTORIAL REFERENCE GUIDE COVERS ALL of the techniques you will need to begin making both traditional and modern Nantucket Baskets. Relying on almost 42 years combined experience in weaving baskets, the authors convey hundreds of tips and methods (that they learned the hard way!), and truly provide you with the ''Nuts and Bolts of Nantucket Basket Weaving''. Over 250 photos and illustrations will give you the confidence to start making these time-honored masterpieces yourself.
California Indian Baskets: San Diego to Santa Barbara and Beyond to the San Joaquin Valley, Mountains and Deserts (Indian Baskets of California and Oregon)
By Miwok Archeological Preserve of Marin
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mpn: 9780930268206, ean: 9780930268206, isbn: 0930268202,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 109 reviews
California Indian Baskets is lavishly illustrated in full color with rare baskets from the magnificent collections of the University of California, Harvard University, Smithsonian Institution, The British Museum, Madrid's Museo de America, Royal Museum of Scotland, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Southwest Museum and many other world-class museums and private collections. The vast majority of these rare baskets have never appeared in print before. Made possible in part through the
Masters of Bamboo: Artistic Lineages in the Lloyd Cotsen Japanese Basket Collection
mpn: approx 100 full-color illus, ean: 9780939117406, isbn: 0939117401,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 131 reviews
In this book accompanying the exhibition Masters of Bamboo: Japanese Baskets and Sculpture from the Cotsen Collection, exhibition curator Melissa Rinne, in consultation with bamboo specialist Koichiro Okada, provides an overview of this intriguing art form. She also traces the network of master-disciple influences that constitute the major lineages-or lines of artistic transmission-in bamboo art, from nineteenth-century artists through those active today. These lineages have never before been