Combines coiled pine needles and gourds into something she refers to as
Organizer of The Virtual Basketmakers Guild,
this basketmaker from Yorktown, IN works in a variety of media. Her coiled pine needle and
gourd pieces are featured in the gallery of The Pine Needle Group.
Pine needle basketmaker and instructor from Missoula, MT offers custom made coiled pine
needle baskets, many with teneriffe or decorated solid wood bottoms.
Active in pine needle basketry since 1999, this prolific pine needle and reed basketmaker
has assembled a helpful collection of online tutorials for various techniques in pine
needle basketry on her personal site along with a gallery of her work.
Reeds Spring, MO basketmaker coils traditional baskets with 18 inch Southern Yellow Pine
needles and 10 inch Ponderosa Pine needles.
Artist from Columbia, SC uses dyed needles and waxed linen in vibrant sculptural pieces
reminiscent of quilts.
Pauite-Washo from Carson City CA, makes her baskets from the Bull Pine using a straight up
and down type of stitch on the baskets called a Washo stitch.
Pine needle basketmaker from Savannah, GA. Also makes coiled grass and straw baskets.
This coiled pine needle basketmaker from California frequently incorporates the
use of waxed linen thread and bead embellishment in her
vessels and sculptures.
Pine needle basketmaker and teacher
From Moss Beach, CA. Semi-traditional and sculptural
pine needle baskets available for sale.
Darren Zane English
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Resident of Rio Linda, CA. Learned pine needle basketry from her mother Lorena
Burns, a Paiute-Washo-Mono. She uses Bull Pine needles for her work.
Accomplished pine needle basketmaker from King, NC with 20 years experience. Member of The
Pine Needle Group.
Weaving pine needles into artful baskets and wall hangings since 1980.
Specializes in the Western African art form taught to her by her mother. Mary coils
sweetgrass, pine needles and palmetto in the Gullah tradition in her home state of South
Carolina. Winner of the
2008 MacArthur Fellowship.
Kj makes coiled baskets of Ponderosa Pine from the Sierra Nevada Mountains using a raffia
binder. Open and covered bowls, vases, picture frames, coasters and more. Coils most
pieces rough (sheaths left on) and uses dyed colors, cones, beads, feathers or teneriffe
Pine Needle basketmaker from West Point, Mississippi has blended the traditional
basketmaking she learned from her parents with new techniques.
From Hagarville, AR coils pine needle baskets with teneriffe elements. Member of the Pine
From Albany, GA makes pineneedle and yucca baskets and can supply the materials for other
Jeannie and Jim McFarland
Jeannie is an author of several pine needle basketry books and respected pine needle
basketry teacher from Thorne Bay, Alaska.
Award winning basketmaker coils pine needles or sweetgrass into contemporary
Award winning coiled pine needle and metals basketmaker from Seattle, WA. Frequent
A Soldotna, AK artist with a love of pine needle baskets. Utilizing materials discarded by
nature to create art is her passion.
Judy M. Mallow
Judy is the author of the book Pine Needles From Forest Floor To Finished Basket. Her
business, Prim Pines in Carthage, NC offers supplies, kits and books. Read an artist
profile on DIY.
Author of Basic Pine Needle Basketry and frequent guest on the Carol Duvall show
on HGTV this Los Angeles basketmaker often teaches at conferences and The Ah
Haa! School for the Arts in the Telluride, CO
Gourd with pine needles couched on a gourd.
South Yuba River State Park docent and artist Judy Nichols. Judy has been teaching pine
needle basketry since 1991.
Owner of Wildwoods Craft Kits, a company in the Sierra Foothills of California,
specializing in coiled pine needle baskets, kits and supplies.
Francina and Neil Prince
Studio Artist couple from Encinitas, CA create art vessels and cremation urns of the Torrey
Fiber artist and owner of Wind Dancer Creations. Creates pine needle baskets with a
contemporary sculptural leaning.
JoAnne often accents her black ash woodsplint baskets with pine needles.
C. Elizabeth Smathers
This Tulsa, Oklahoma basket artist combines coiled pine needle basketry with
bases she has formed from shaped and fired raku clay, sliced wood turned wooden
vessels or unusual gourd shapes. She is one of the winners in the
2011 NICHE Award Professional Basketry Category.
Baskets often have an ornate center, frequently incorporating beads or miniature
tapestries using materials gathered by the artist. Nadine teaches coiled basketry and
gourd workshops at places such as The San Diego Natural
History Museum, Misti Washington Gourd and
Basketry Guild and San Diego Creative Weavers Guild.
W. Jayne Stanley
Developer of the Gourdsket® a combination of a gourd and various basketry
of her work in the The
Pine Needle Group Gallery.
Artist and teacher of Cherokee, Scot and Irish descent, residing in California.
Member of Sandpoint Fiberarts Guild.
Coiled pine needle basketmaker from Ellis Grove, Illinois. His baskets are made with Long Leaf Pine Needles, Black Walnut Slices, Bass Boards and Nylon Threads.
Pine needle basketmaker and instructor from Wilmington, North Carolina. Beware
the typical Tripod site pop-up ads that make Barbara's site difficult to
Using a combination of gourds, natural fibers such as pine needles, palm
fiber, vines, bamboo as well as embellishments like metal, beads or found
objects, this basket artist creates contemporary vessels using a variety of
coiling, wrapping and stitching techniques. Featured on the Carol
Duval show and the Misti Washington Gourd and Basketry Guild member
Elizabeth Whyte Schulze
This Worthington, MA artist creates contemporary basketry sculpture by coiling natural materials
such as pine needles, reed and raffia, into varied shapes. Once
each basket is completed she covers the surface with acrylic paint using dots, washes, stylized human figures and marks often inspired by petroglyphs (ancient markings pecked on stone).
She exhibits in juried shows nationally and her work is represented in prominent galleries such as
James Gallery and
Del Mano Gallery.
She teaches workshops and delivers lectures on basketry at locations
including Snow Farm,
Fiber Arts Center.
This artist from the Missouri Ozarks uses pine needles and occasionally gourds
and antlers to coil non-traditional fiber sculptures.
Owner of Lizardskins and Pine Needles. Leader of
The Pine Needle Group.
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