Basket Inspiration: For Makers and Collectors (Hardcover)

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Get thoughtful basket-making instruction from a master teacher, and be inspired to collect art baskets by 95 top artists, through hundreds of beautifully-made examples. Learn the fundamentals of basket tools, materials, techniques, and dyeing; then proceed through sample projects for plaited, ribbed, twined, and braided construction, twill weaving, and surface embellishments. By understanding these basics, you will appreciate the artists' work. Step-by-step instruction and color photographs guide your progress while completed baskets provide plenty of encouragement.

About the Author

Teacher, weaver, and collector Billie Ruth Sudduth is also a widely acclaimed basketmaker whose works are in many public and private collections. She lives in the Penland area of Mitchell County, in the North Carolina mountains.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780764334689
ISBN-10: 0764334689
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
Publication Date: June 17th, 2010
Pages: 142
Language: English