Foundations of Reed Basketry

Begin a fascinating journey in reed basketry with three useful and elegant baskets.ย 

Each basket is intended to build a set of techniques that you can grow and improve as you work and grow your basketry practice.

Cross-Stitch Napkin Basket

Designed to hold napkins or serve as a bread basket.

Square, open-based basket with cross-stitch embellishment woven into the walls.

Dimensions: 9-inch x 9-inch base, 7-inch tall

Colorful Market Basket w/Handle

Multi-color market basket. Using a two-tone stake technique to add stripes.

Open base, plain weave with a pattern of differing reed widths and dyed reed. Itโ€™s finished with a basic lashed rim.

Dimensions: 8-inch x 12-inch base, 7-inch tall walls, 12-inch tall handle.

Handled Storage Basket w/Built in Handles

Closed base basket using the chicken feet method.

Twill walls with side handles built in. A layered rim and seagrass insert finished with basic lashing.

Dimensions: 12-inch x 9-inch base, 10-inch tall.

What you receive:

Full-Color Basket Pattern Instruction Guide

The pattern will include the following elements:
๐Ÿงบ Materials list
๐Ÿงบ Tools list
๐Ÿงบ Cut list (lengths of stakes and other basket elements)
๐Ÿงบ Outline of the basket weaving process
๐Ÿงบ Written directions with photos demonstrating each step.

Basket Weavers Guide

The PDF Basket Weavers Guide includes:
๐Ÿ” Basket weaving glossary
๐Ÿ” Rattan basket materials guide
๐Ÿ” Weaving technique photo guide
๐Ÿ” Basket weaving tools guide

Video Tutorial

๐ŸŽฅ You will receive a series of bite-sized videos leading you through each step of the basket weaving process.
๐ŸŽฅ The videos are shot from multiple angles as I walk you step-by-step through the weaving process.ย 

Tips and Inspiration

๐Ÿ’กWe want to do everything we can to help you succeed on this journey.
๐Ÿ’กWoven through the course are helpful tips, creative inspiration, resources, and sometimes discounts!
๐Ÿ’กYou may be weaving in the privacy of your own home, but youโ€™re not alone.

Example Curriculum

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  Cross-Stitch Napkin Basket
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  Colorful Market Basket Two-Tone Work
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  Handled Storage Basket
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