'n Weaver Newsletter
Susi Nuss, Editor
July 12, 2002
Volume 5, Issue 5 / ISSN 1523-7974
Lots of new information has been added to the BasketMakers site. Have fun
Polly Jacobs Giacchina
Contemporary Fiber artist explores form and structure with the twining
technique, using natural fiber, date palm seed fronds and embellishments.
Alan S. W. Reed
Nantucket Lightship basketmaker working on the island of Nantucket.
Intricately detailed baskets, often with richly scrimshawed ivory by Lee Ann
Nationally recognized basketmaker and instructor with nearly 20 years
of basketmaking experience. She is best known for her Shaker-inspired
double wall baskets woven of black ash and functional totes with handcrafted
Featured Basketry Products
Fabric Mill-End Rolls
Solid and patterned fabric strips by the pound to use in coiled or
crocheted baskets along with a wide color selection of macramé cord skeins to
use as core for coiling or for twined baskets.
Fabric Basketry Supplies
Rupert Gibbon Jacquard Procion Mx Fiber Reactive Dye
Permanent, colorfast and very washable. You can easily create a palette of
brilliant colors ranging from light pastels to deep, vibrant hues. Perfect for
all natural fibers - cotton, rayon, linen, silk, wool, paper, reeds and wood.
Dyes and Stains
I have added several new
events to both the Future
events page and the BasketMakers
480-page Art Supply Catalog!
Dick Blick offers a range of basketweaving supplies such as coiling core,
natural reed, drilled plywood bases, kits for classes or scout groups and
Basketry Free Catalogs
Round reed basket with wood bead embellishment from NorEsta Cane and
Free Basketry Patterns
Just for fun. Free online games like tic-tac-toe, jigsaw puzzles, word search puzzles,
printable coloring pages and more all with a basketweaving theme.
Joining a basketry guild can be a great way to get started in basketmaking. There are
many Basketry Guilds, Associations and Organizations around the world. Find one near you
today and get to know other basketmakers.
IN LOOSE ENDS & LASHING OFF
The Spoke 'n Weaver subscriber list has grown to 525. Welcome to our new
Thank you for your interest in BasketMakers. Please forward this newsletter to
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and Spoke 'n Weaver News. Please support our
sponsors. I would like to thank the individuals who have made donations
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Woven Wooden Wishes,
Susi Nuss, Editor
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