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Pine Needle Basketry Supplies

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Baskets & Bullets
P.O. Box 19149
Thorne Bay, Alaska 99919

Author Jeannie McFarland offers Pine needle basketry, step-by-step instruction books, kits and supplies such as the wire shapes used for Tenerife. Phone (888) 828-3335 for a free brochure.

The Caning Shop
926 Gilman Street
Berkeley CA 94710
Fax: 1-510-527-7718

Longleaf pine needles, natural and dyed raffia, black walnut slices, twine and blunt tapestry needles. Search for new and used books authored by Jim Widess at Amazon.

Chris Manno
C. Coyote Baskets & Wire Frames
2121 Cedar Lane
Brussells, WI 54204

Chris took over the business Woody's Wire Frames after Woody Sitzer died. She offers soldered copper wire shapes for tenerife and pine needle basketry. Contact her by snail mail or phone only.

Charles Swingle
Florida Long leaf pine needles.
10"-14" in length, harvested green, sundried to a beautiful sheen and are very flexible. Available in lb.and lb.bundles.

Connecticut Cane and Reed
Mailing Address:
Box 762
Manchester, CT 06045

Showroom Address:
331 Broad Street
Manchester, CT 06040
Orders: 1-800-227-8498
Fax: 1-860-649-2221
Questions: 1-860-646-6586

Long Southern pine needles and natural and dyed raffia. Quantity pricing available.

The Country Seat
1013 Old Philly Pike
Kempton, PA 19529-9321 USA
Phone: 610-756-6124
Fax: 610-756-0088

Southern, long leaf (8-12" average length) pine needles. Sold in approximately one pound bundles. Enter pine needle into the search engine.

Frank's Supply Raffia
7252 Heil Avenue
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Phone: (714) 847-0707
Fax: (714) 843-5645

Wide variety of dyed and natural raffia.

His and Her Crafts - Drilled Wooden Bases for Pine Needle Baskets
Pine Needle Basket Bottoms that are pre-drilled, sanded and ready for coiling for your Pine Needle Basket projects. Available in woods such as Arariba (Canary wood), Bubinga, Jatoba (Courbaril), Mahogany, Maple, Myrtlewood, Oak, Padauk, Purple Heart, Teak, Walnut, Wenge and Zebra wood.

John James Tapestry Hand Needles 6/Pkg - Many Sizes!
John James needles are considered by many to be the best quality needles to use to sew pine needle baskets. These needles have blunt, rounded ends that slip easily through the coils without snagging or piercing. They are available in many sizes. ( 17, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28)
John James Curved Tapestry Hand Needles
Curved Tapestry Hand Needles-3/Pk Sz 20, 22, 24

Joyce's Pine Needle Art
P. O. Box 1201
Carthage, NC 28327
Phone: 1-910-947-3835
Voice/Fax: 1-910-947-5073

Pine needles 16-18" long, pine cones and treated raffia for coiled pine needle basketry along with a variety of finished pine needle craft items.

Lagniappe Weavers
1922B First St.
Slidell, LA 70458

12" - 14" Pine needles and other naturals along with soldered wire shapes for coiled pine needle basketry including figure-8, diamond, heart, hexagon, half-moon, oval, flower petal, star, square and round forms.

Nadine's Basket Supplies
Nadine Spier
1042 N. El Camino Real # B184
Encinitas CA 92024
(760) 944-9369

Gourd and pine needle basketry supplies including Crawford brand Irish waxed linen threads, cabochons, stone doughnuts, walnut slices and coiled basket centers, sweetgrass, along with an instructional DVD - Basketweaving Essentials with Nadine Spier.

Natural-List Arts and Crafts
Richard Nadeau
P.O. Box 337
Stratton, Me. 04982
(207) 246-5082

Pine cones, black walnut slices, antler slices, elm bark, pine bark, spruce bark, horsetail and many other native naturals.

Pamela Zimmerman
Washington, NC, 27889
Make A Basket
Ceramic basket bases in a wide range of designs, patterns and kits for basketmaking, supplies for coiled basketry such as threads and tools like her needle grabbers along with basket charms and tie-ons.

Pine Needle Basket Bottoms
Timothy W. Lack
Drilled oval and round basket bottoms for pine needle and other coiled basket weaving that are hand cut from fine birch plywood in designs including cats, dogs, sea life, birds, etc.

Pine Needle Creations by Carol
Carol Lukovich
2041 Glenwood Road
Vestal, NY 13850-5710
(607) 785-1693
Finished coiled pine needle and raffia baskets are available from this New York craftswoman.

Prim Pines
P.O. Box 148c
Carthage, NC 28327

Judy M. Mallow 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.

Royalwood, Ltd.
Teneriffe rings, round, diamond and bracelet preformed wire shaped forms for coiled and pine needle basketry. Also black walnut slices and agate slices set in resin and drilled for coiling.

The Basket Maker's Catalog
GH Productions Inc.
521 East Walnut St./Dept. EM
PO Box 621
Scottsville, KY 42164

Beth Hester and Scott Gilbert offer many supplies for pine needle basketry including dyed and natural pine needles or  raffia, Sweet Grass, black walnut slices, drilled bases made from agate slabs set in resin, copper gauges to control coil size, tapestry needles, colored nylon thread and soldered wire shapes for tenerife (circles, squares, hearts, hexagons, figure eights, diamonds, ovals and petals).

Wildwoods Craft Kits
P. O. Box 2187
Mariposa, CA 95338
Phone 209-966-7712

Company in the Sierra Foothills of California, specializing in coiled pine needle baskets, kits and supplies.

Woody's Wirecraft - now C. Coyote Baskets & Wire Frames (see above) provides galvanized wire shapes for use in pine needle basket teneriffe. 

Woven Spirit
635 N. Tamiani Trail
Nokomis, FL 34275
941-488-3928 Fax

Indigenous natural materials including long leaf pine needles and raffia for coiled pine needle baskets.

Beeswax Beads 1 lb.
Beeswax in bead form.

100% Beeswax White 1 lb Block
Used as a finish on pine needle baskets. Sold in convenient 1 lb. cakes. Yellow beeswax and Carnauba wax also available.

Pure Beeswax
Lundmark Pure Beeswax in a 2 oz. cake to use when you seal your pine needle baskets.

Synthetic Beeswax
Try substituting this synthetic beeswax in part when you are making a finish for pine needle baskets.


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