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Spoke 'n Weaver Newsletter
BasketMakers
 

Susi Nuss, Editor
http://basketmakers.com
July 12, 2002
Volume 5, Issue 5 / ISSN 1523-7974

Lots of new information has been added to the BasketMakers site. Have fun browsing around.


Featured Basketmakers

Polly Jacobs Giacchina
Contemporary Fiber artist explores form and structure with the twining technique, using natural fiber, date palm seed fronds and embellishments.
More Basketmakers

Alan S. W. Reed
Nantucket Lightship basketmaker working on the island of Nantucket. Intricately detailed baskets, often with richly scrimshawed ivory by Lee Ann Papale.
More Basketmakers

Kathy Tessler
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 leather straps.
More Basketmakers


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. 
More 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.
More Dyes and Stains


Upcoming Basketry Events

I have added several new events to both the Future events page and the BasketMakers Events Calendar.


Basketmaking Freebies

Free 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 more.
More Basketry Free Catalogs

Sweet Little Sixteen
Round reed basket with wood bead embellishment from NorEsta Cane and Reed.
More Free Basketry Patterns


ELSEWHERE ON BASKETMAKERS

Basketmaking Fun
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.

Basketry Organizations
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.


TUCKING IN LOOSE ENDS & LASHING OFF

The Spoke 'n Weaver subscriber list has grown to 525. Welcome to our new subscribers.

Thank you for your interest in BasketMakers. Please forward this newsletter to your friends and let them know of BasketMakers and Spoke 'n Weaver News. Please support our sponsors. I would like to thank the individuals who have made donations to support development of 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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