Category: basketry

Plant fiber baskets

I am having a great time using fiber from the yard to make coil baskets. I’m taking the Baskets from the Garden class from Craft School Oz. She has very different fibers available to...

Fabric coil basket, velvet and silk

I made this fun fabric coil basket with a baling twine core and silk and velvet scraps. The micro-design decisions are enjoyable. I have a lot of the velveteen in the base and then...

Cordage

I walk by these dead iris leaves every day on the way to the garden and always marvel at their glowing orange color. Today I couldn’t resist any longer so I pulled out a...

Basket of blues

Another fabric coil basket completed. This one uses cotton piping as the core. I purchased it in a roll from Joanne’s. The mostly blue fabrics had already been stitched together into a strip, so...

Blue basket

I’ve been wanting to start another fabric coiled basket for awhile and finally got it going. At this stage I just have to keep coiling and stitching. I want to use up the blue...

Fabric coil basket

I really enjoyed making this wee basket. All the materials were readily available around the house. I learned the technique from an online course taught by Ruth Woods (@craftschooloz on Instagram). I had a...