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Basketweaving for beginners : 20 contemporary and classic basketweaving projects using natural cane / Sylvie Begot.

By: Bégot, Sylvie.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England : Search Press, 2019Description: 127 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781782217008; 1782217002.Subject(s): Basket makingDDC classification: 746.412 Summary: Create twenty practical and stunning basketry projects for your home and garden. Author Sylvie Begot uses coloured cane to bring this enduring, traditional craft right up to date. She uses simple techniques that are clearly explained through step-by-step photographs and instructions. Anyone can create one of these basketry projects no special skills are required, and the baskets can be made at home.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Create 20 simple, modern basketry projects for use inside and outside the home.

Create twenty basketweaving projects from interior decorations to garden accessories, in shapes both classic and unusual (such as egg shapes and napkin rings).

Author Sylvie Begot uses coloured rattan to update what is a traditional craft, and uses simple techniques which are extensively explained through clear step by step photographs and instructions.

Anyone can create one of these basketry projects - no special skills are required, and the baskets can be made at home.

Create twenty practical and stunning basketry projects for your home and garden. Author Sylvie Begot uses coloured cane to bring this enduring, traditional craft right up to date. She uses simple techniques that are clearly explained through step-by-step photographs and instructions. Anyone can create one of these basketry projects no special skills are required, and the baskets can be made at home.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Essential Rules & Advice (p. 6)
  • Working rules (p. 8)
  • Storing cane and soaking times (p. 8)
  • Your working position (p. 8)
  • Varnishes (p. 8)
  • Glossary (p. 9)
  • Techniques (p. 10)
  • Bases (p. 12)
  • Round slath base (p. 12)
  • Oval slath base (p. 15)
  • Crossover base (p. 16)
  • Josephine knot base (p. 17)
  • Weaving the sides (p. 18)
  • Randing weave (p. 18)
  • Two-rod slew (p. 18)
  • Pairing weave (p. 18)
  • Triple weave (p. 19)
  • Splicing (p. 20)
  • Borders (p. 21)
  • Scallop border (p. 21)
  • Three-rod plain border (p. 21)
  • Trac border (p. 24)
  • Other features (p. 24)
  • Hoops (p. 24)
  • The 'God's Eye' (p. 25)
  • Finishing techniques (p. 25)
  • Projects (p. 26)
  • Chapter I Bags & Bangles (p. 28)
  • Country basket (p. 30)
  • Handbag (p. 34)
  • Bracelets (p. 38)
  • Knitting basket (p. 44)
  • Chapter II For the Kitchen (p. 48)
  • Bread basket (p. 50)
  • Serving mat and napkin rings (p. 54)
  • Utensil pot (p. 58)
  • Fruit bowl (p. 62)
  • Pedestal bowl (p. 66)
  • Chapter III For Children (p. 70)
  • Star (p. 72)
  • Pencil pot (p. 76)
  • Egg (p. 80)
  • Basket on wheels (p. 84)
  • Chapter IV For the Garden (p. 88)
  • Bird feeder (p. 90)
  • Candle holder (p. 94)
  • Egg basket (p. 98)
  • Chapter V For the Home (p. 102)
  • Plant pot holder (p. 104)
  • Wall basket (p. 108)
  • Mirror (p. 112)
  • Storage basket (p. 116)
  • Toothbrush holder (p. 120)
  • Cotton ball box (p. 124)