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Spoke 'n Weaver Newsletter
BasketMakers 

Susi Nuss, Editor
http://basketmakers.com
May 16, 2002
Volume 5, Issue 3 / ISSN 1523-7974


IN THIS ISSUE    

  • BASKETRY FEATURE
        Collecting Baskets
       
  • NEW LINKS TO FEATURED SITES
        Marilyn Moore - Pine Needle / Wire
        Jane Sauer - Knotted Waxed Linen
        Wendy Ellsworth - Beaded
       
  • FEATURED PRODUCTS FOR BASKETMAKER
        Handeze Therapeutic Craft Glove
        Branding Irons
       
  • FEATURED EVENTS FOR BASKETMAKERS
        Basketry Events For May 2002
        Basketry Events For June 2002
           
  • ELSEWHERE ON BasketMakers
        Basketry Graphics
        Suppliers of Basketry Materials - AtoZ
        Shop With BasketMakers
       
  • NEWS FOR BASKETMAKERS
        Call for Teaching Proposals - NBG
        Calendar Preorder - NBG
        Call for teaching Proposals - WVBA
  • TUCKING IN LOOSE ENDS & LASHING OFF
        Message from Susi

    BASKETRY FEATURE

    Collecting Baskets
    You can use a variety of resources on the Internet to find, display and care for additions to your collection of new contemporary or traditional baskets.


    NEW LINKS TO FEATURED SITES

    Marilyn Moore
    A link has been added to the basketmakers listing for this basketmaker and instructor from Seattle WA. Marilyn has launched her own personal site that details her work in coiled pine needle and twined metal basketry, her class schedule and upcoming exhibitions where her work will be shown. 

    Jane Sauer
    Several colorful photographs of Jane's knotted waxed linen baskets are featured in a portfolio of her work on the Telos fiber art site.

    Wendy Ellsworth
    Bead artist, basketmaker and teacher from Quakertown, PA uses colorful beads as "tiny photons of colored light" to create her vessels.


    FEATURED PRODUCTS FOR BASKETMAKERS

    Handeze Therapeutic Craft Glove
    Soothe arthritis and carpal tunnel pain common in basketmakers with these therapeutic craft gloves. Find these gloves on the tools listing page.

    Branding Irons
    Select from electric and non-electric branding irons that you can personalize with your signature or logo and use to sign your baskets.


    FEATURED EVENTS FOR BASKETMAKERS

    Basketry Events In May 2002
    Circle of Tradition Exhibition, a feature of the Festival of American Basketry at the Amana Arts Guild continues through June 1, 2002. Northern Colorado Weavers Guild (NCWG) hosts a juried exhibit, “Fiber Celebration 2002,” May 31-June 28, 2002. COLOUR CONGRESS 2002: The Art, History, and Use of Natural Dyes - An International & Interdisciplinary Symposium on Natural Dyeing May 19-21, 2002. Find details on these basketry events and others on the events calendar. 

    Basketry Events In June 2002
    Upper South Carolina Basket Guild Summer Weave-In 2002. California Indian Basketweavers Gathering. International Gourd Festival at the Welburn Gourd Farm. Basketry Trip To Ecuador led by Royalwood, Ltd. staff. A Basketry Bash at Rome Art and Community Center in Rome, NY, Missouri Basketweavers Guild Convention, Weavin In Winona, Other Materials Other Forms: Exploring Contemporary Basketry at Brookfield Craft Center and the California Indian Basketweavers Gathering are listed in detail in the Events Calendar and on the Upcoming Basketry Events page. 

    Many other listings for future events can be found among the listings as well. If you are involved with the planning of basketry events, please contact me to include them or post details on the forum in the events folder.


    ELSEWHERE ON BASKETMAKERS

    Basketry Graphics
    Growing collection of basketry graphics resources, some free to use on your site. Arts & Crafts clip art, web page sets, welcome signs, buttons, bars, dingbats, web page sets, border and tiled backgrounds, photographs, postcards and other basket hobby images.

    Suppliers of Basketry Materials - AtoZ
    Suppliers of basketry materials in an alphabetical list by business name. Whether it is reed, cane, woodsplint, exotic naturals, handles or an accessory you need, you can find basketmaking supplies and the basketry supplier or hobby store that carries them using these resources.

    Shop With BasketMakers
    Shop for basket posters, photographic postcards, business, art baskets created by well known fiber artists. Buy artist and craft supplies and more. Purchases will help support the BasketMakers site.


    NEWS FOR BASKETMAKERS

    Northeast Basketmakers Guild Gathering 2003
    Proposals for workshops are being sought for this event scheduled to take place April 4-6, 2003 at the Best Western in West Springfield, MA. Teachers wanting applications may contact: Mary Jo Rushlow at Saltboxers@aol.com.

    West Virginia Basketmakers Association 2002 Convention
    November 22-24, 2002. Convention will take place in Weirton, WV. Teachers wanting to propose baskets to teach have to be members. Deadline for submitting proposals is May 25, 2002, so hurry. Teachers wanting applications may contact: Sandra Lyons SLTARAWOOD@aol.com or Delores Stutler at: jodeweaver@aol.com


    TUCKING IN LOOSE ENDS & LASHING OFF

    The Spoke 'n Weaver subscriber list has grown to 376. Welcome to our new subscribers.

    Please forward this newsletter to your friends and let them know of BasketMakers and Spoke 'n Weaver News. Thank you for your interest in BasketMakers. Please support our sponsors. I would like to thank the individuals who have made donations to support development the BasketMakers site. I truly appreciate your support. If you have a basketry product or service that you would like to present on the pages of BasketMakers, consider our advertising program.

    Woven Wooden Wishes,

    Susi Nuss, Editor
    BasketMakers

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    2002 Susi Nuss, BasketMakers.com

 

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