Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Friday, March 18, 2016
This basket also serves as decorative piece with smoked reed and burlap accents. A 2" band of maple covered with a burlap strip is woven in the top half of the basket. Smoked flat oval reed is woven in a decorative overlay on top of the burlap band. Burlap formed flowers and twine tendrils were attached the to front side.
The finished basket measures 10" by 15" with 8" sides. The handle is 14" high.
*The pattern is by Sharon Klusmann. www.SharonKlusmann.com.
Saturday, March 5, 2016
I spent an enjoyable day leading a basket workshop for the High Country Basket Guild in Annandale, Virginia.
Each participant wove an 8 inch square rib basket. The basket featured a triple braid decorative handle using fine cane. The basket and God's eye was woven with dyed flat reed. The ribs were inserted and woven with can for several rows for an accents.
|8" Square Rib Basket with triple braid handle|