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How To Make A Wine And Cheese Gift Basket
Celebrations are planned for New Years Eve each year and a gift basket is a wonderful way to treat your host or hostess to something special. Make a new basket or select a basket you have made previously. Then fill it and decorate it especially for the occasion.

Basket Stamped Shortbread Christmas Cookies
Free Christmas Cookie recipe for stamped almond shortbread cookies with a basket design. Make these for your next holiday party or to create a cookie gift basket.

Basket Cut-out Christmas Cookies
What's better than filling the whole house with the warm smells of baking Christmas Cookies? Why, eating them, of course! I have put together a free Christmas Cookie recipe. When your cookies are done, solve the online jigsaw puzzle made to match.

Free Printable Chanukah Gift Tags
Print out these free Chanukah gift tags to use when you wrap your holiday packages.

Make A Basketweave Dreidel
Gather the family or organize a classroom activity for a crafts project. Make a paper dreidel and play a Chanukah holiday game using this free printable crafts pattern.

Basket Word Jumble Puzzler
Print out and use this word jumble puzzler to break the ice at your next basket event or workshop.

Thanksgiving Placecards
Print out these Thanksgiving Basketry place cards to use for your holiday table setting.

Thanksgiving Cornucopia - Free Basket Pattern
Gather the family together for a Thanksgiving dinner. Dress your table in its finest and decorate it with a hand woven cornucopia. This harvest basket can be made from round reed or gathered vines. The rim can be done in several variations of border patterns.

Halloween Paper Nut Or Candy Cup Basket
Halloween is a day of sweets and Trick or Treats. Make this little paper basket and fill it up with candy corn or small gifts for your Halloween party guests. You can write each guest's name on the handle before assembling and use the baskets as place cards.

Let's Have A Little Basketry Fun
This feature introduces the Fun and Games Files on BasketMakers. The first entry is an online Basketry Tic-tac-toe game. You play as the Victorian Basket. I will play against you as the Basket with Blue Bow. The score is kept automatically and you can play as many games as you like.

Knotless Netting Story Stone
Make a knotless netted story stone necklace using your basketmaking skills, a stone or other object you have collected and some waxed linen thread. You can keep your memories of a special trip alive by completing a project made from this free basketry pattern.

Basketry Computer Wallpaper
If you are tired of looking at your plain old computer desktop, maybe it is time to jazz it up with some basketry graphics wallpaper.

Basket Day At The Hatheway
Summertime and the weaving is easy. Join me for a review of a basket show and sale hosted by the Hatheway House Museum and Gardens in co-operation with The Northeast Basketmakers Guild.

Basket Base Table Mat
An old pattern that first appeared in George Wharton James' classic book from the turn of the century, Practical Basket Making. It can be used by itself or the technique can be used to make a round basket base for many other round work basketry styles. One of the antique basketweaving patterns in the BasketMakers Vintage Files.

The Vintage Files - Lily Basket Pattern
The first antique basketweaving pattern in the BasketMakers Vintage Files is the Lily Basket, an old pattern that first appeared in George Wharton James' classic book from the turn of the century, Practical Basket Making.

Plan A Basketry Learning Experience
Whether you plan to go alone or go with the family, there are many schools and craft centers offering basketry learning experiences this year.

Plan Your Summer Vacation To Include Basketry
Pack the family in the car or hop a jet. Include a museum or exhibit in your Summer vacation plans.

Flowerbasket On Blue Weave Border Background
Pastel flower basket on a blue weave border background web page graphics set. It includes a variety of sizes of the flower basket image, a welcome sign, a full set of navigational buttons, a divider bar and a graphic you can use to link back to BasketMakers.

Gourd Birdhouse Project
Use a gourd, some pine needles and your basketry skills to create a bird house with a twined pine needle thatched roof.

Lay Out An Eight Spoke Spider Woven Base
Use these instructions for laying out the base of an eight spoke, spider-woven, round basket.

Wooden Twig Bead Project
Use this free project sheet to make wooden beads from tree prunings that you can use as embellishments on your next basket.

Easter Basket Liner Pattern
Use this free pattern to stitch this simple cotton fabric basket liner project and make any Easter Basket more festive.

Florida Craftsmen Conference - 2000
Non-traditional basketry and fiber artists meet in St. Peterburg, FL for a conference titled Inventions and Constructions: Concepts and Materials.

Anatomy of a Basket Handle
The parts of a Bonnet Handle, with illustrated basic vocabulary.

St. Valentine's Day Paper Basket
Make a basket to fill with candy hearts or tiny gifts. Includes free Valentine's Clip Art puffed heart line.

 

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