Thursday, October 30, 2014

Cathead Basket with Handle


I spent a relaxing weekend at the 8th Annual "Weaving Your Cares Behind" retreat in beautiful Bedford, Pennsylvania.  I took two classes from Pati English, a juried artisan, basket maker and instructor from South Carolina. If you ever have a chance to take a class from her, don't pass up the opportunity.  You will learn a lot from Pati.  (

The basket started with a cats head open weave base.  The sides have a band of triple twining in blue reed plus a blue and cream over two under one trail.  The rim of the basket used a cable stitch over a seagrass filler.

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