Category: basketry

Winter nesting

The basket is done. I was in a big hurry to finish it and now I miss the occupation of it. It’s snowing beautifully outside. I want to go out and walk in it....

May it be

Around and around. This blog has morphed a few times in its lifetime. It had no images for quite awhile. I tried to keep it going with word projects. One year I recorded the...

Keeping it flat

This coil is building up pretty quickly. I loved how it looked on the table this morning in the sunshine. With the pile of rags and twine surrounding it. The baling twine is kind...

Beginnings

I need to start something. Get thoughts out of my head and into my hands. I’ve tried to make a starter circle for a basket a couple of times and made mistakes that caused...

Horseradish interlude

I’ve had this sheaf of dried horseradish ribs hanging around in the house for almost a year now and the time finally came to process it into usable fiber. I reviewed my posts from...

Dandelion stem cordage

A nice mindless morning task, twisting cordage. My dandelion stems were completely dry. Then I moistened them again in a tub to give flexibility for twisting. The resulting cord has a nice sheen. The...

Boat Basket

I finished another fabric coil basket. This one has a title: “Many Winter Mornings.” I got tired of going around and around and was glad to wrap this one up. I like the red...