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Natural Materials For Basketry: Cattails
Cattails - Their uses as a natural material for basketry. Identifying, harvesting, processing and using cattails in basket making.

One Stop Guide To BasketMakers
Use this page as a reference to the various features of the BasketMakers site. Start here first if you are not familiar with the many resources on the site. Remember to bookmark this page for easy access.

Native Basket Makers Market and Fair
The first annual Native Basket Makers Market and Fair at Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center. Native basket makers from around the northeast gathered for two days of basket sales, demonstrations, discussions and activities.

Suggestions, Tips & Techniques For Documenting Your Baskets
Readers share their favorite ideas for documenting the creation and tracking the sales of their baskets.

Suggestions, Tips & Techniques For Signing Your Baskets
Whether you market your baskets, or give them as gifts to family and friends, you should sign them. It is a good way to allow the basket to be identified in years to come. Find ideas here.

Use Internet Resources To Collect New Baskets
You can use a variety of resources on the Net to add to your collection of new baskets.

Summertime: The Weaving Is FREE and Easy
Find FREE basket patterns with summer themes. You'll find picnic, condiment tote, patriotic 4th of July wall baskets, bentwood trellis, garden furnishings, watermelon fruit baskets, pine needle basket instructions, a basket coloring page and more.

Pack A Picnic Basket
Weave your own picnic basket or pick the perfect fitted willow picnic hamper to fill with your next picnic lunch.

Basketry Computer Wallpaper Library
Images of baskets and weave patterns to use as your computer desktop wallpaper. Full screen images in a variety of sizes, as well as seamless tiles you can use for backgrounds and in email stationery.

Make A Woven Newspaper Sit-Upon
Teach a child beginning basketweaving skills with this free project. Use this mat as a seat cushion or to sit on while you toast your marshmallows around a campfire. Makes a great Boy or Girl Scouts and Summer camp activity.

Celebrate May Day With A Flower Filled May Basket
Decorate a basket with colorful ribbons, fill it with Spring flowers, then tie it to the door knob of a friend.

Make An Adirondack Pack Basket With Jack Leadley
A Basketry Video Review. Spend a snowy day in Speculator, NY with Jack Leadley and learn how to make an Adirondack Guide Pack Basket.

New Basketry Product Review
Meet Ruth Andre - Gourdweaver and creator of Little Scout and Little Feather basketweaving kits.

Easter Project: Printable Paper Basket
Make this little paper basket and fill it up with Easter grass, jelly beans, marshmallow peeps or small gifts to decorate your Easter Dinner table. Makes a nice Easter Dinner placecard.

Easter Basket Web Page Graphics And Clipart
Easter Web Page Graphics sets and clipart images of Peter Rabbit, Easter Baskets and Fluffy Yellow Chicks, not unlike those peeps we had years ago. Free craft projects and Easter basket patterns.

Peeling And Weaving Hickory Bark Chair Seats
Basketry Video Review. Owen Rein, woodworker and chair seat craftsman from Stone County Arkansas offers instruction on how to harvest, prepare and weave a chairseat with Hickory bark splints.

Searching For That Hard To Find Basketry Publication
Online book search utilities and other strategies for locating that basketry book that you may have thought you would never find.

National Basketry Organization
The NBO premiers its website and launches a major membership drive.

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