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Basket Essentials: Rib Basket Weaving

Techniques and Projects for DIY Woven Reed Baskets

Author - Lora S. Irish
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Go beyond just following the steps and learn the methods to traditional basket weaving. With step-by-step instructions and photography for 3 rib basket projects, followed by 12 additional designs to accomplish independently, you’ll acquire all the proper techniques you need to become a successful basket-weaver, from measuring and adding spokes to learning various weaving patterns
Go beyond just following the steps and learn the methods to traditional basket weaving, from measuring and adding spokes and forming God’s Eye knots to weaving twill and twining patterns. With step-by-step instructions and photography for 3 rib basket projects, followed by 12 additional designs to accomplish independently, you’ll acquire all the proper techniques you need to become a successful basket-weaver. Author Lora Irish is a talented and successful artist of many trades and has been making baskets for 15 years. She has also written several woodcarving, pyrography, and craft pattern books.
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Weight 1.781250
Pages 200
Size 8" x 10" x .46"
Author Lora S. Irish
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Lora and her husband, Michael, work from their internet studio at ArtDesignsStudio.com for line art wood carving, pyrography, and craft patterns and their online free tutorial blogs at LSIrish.com. ArtDesignsStudio.com offers more than 2500 pattern in various subject categories, including North American Wildlife, Celtic Knots, Dragons and Mythological Beasts, Nautical and Sea Life, and many more.

Lora continues to provide new patterns, new projects, new step-by-step instructions, and new inspiration to many artists, only available on her pattern website.

Irish's free online tutorials can be found on her blog at LSIrish.com, where she shared step-by-step in-depth wood carving, pyrography, applique quilting,and scroll saw projects.

Trained as a Fine Artist at the University of Maryland, twelve of Lora Susan Irish's pure breed dog oil paintings have been published as limited edition art prints. Her art has been featured on the front covers of "Doberman Quarterly" 1991, "Samoyed Quarterly" - all four issues of 1991, and "Shetland Sheepdog Quarterly" 1991 published by Hoflin Press.

She is the author of a series of woodcarving, pyrography, and craft pattern books including the Great Book of Dragon Patterns, Relief Carving the Wood Spirit, and The Art and Crafts of Pyrography; Classic Carving Patterns.

In Basket Essentials, Lora Irish guides beginning basket makers through the materials, skills, and practical steps to begin their basket-making journey. By the end of this book, readers will have the techniques to successfully weave ribbed baskets right away. I especially appreciate the generous use of imagery and the bonus extra basket patterns! MARCIA YOUNG, FIBER ART NOW
Basket Essentials takes the weaver from A–Z when weaving a rib basket! A new weaver is often intimidated when beginning a rib basket, but Basket Essentials provides excellent instructions and images explaining and depicting each step. THE DEER CREEK BASKETRY GUILD OF MARYLAND