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basket weaving 101

June 9, 2012

on a beautiful, sunny day several of us gathered at the basket maker’s farm for a class

teacher grows her own willow, she had it all sorted and soaked

 we got to work in the garden, starting the bottom

most of us haven’t worked with willow before so there is some explaining to do

Arianne is making a bassinet, starting with a wooden base

 

she’s doing a beautiful job,  

it’s puppy’s first class, she’s just helping

 

 

yes, she’ll be finished in lots of time

 

 

 

 

meanwhile, back to the baskets

finish the bottom and start the turn

is it a hat Lauren?

everyone’s basket is different

what a wonderful day, thanks Johanne

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. June 10, 2012 5:35 am

    These are wonderful! The process has been so much on my mind these days so it’s a treat to see what other people are up to!

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    • June 10, 2012 7:32 am

      Aimee – it was a really fun day. for a weaver it is such a pleasure to get a finished product in just a few hours.

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