Basketry, Basket Making

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Simple Gifts: 25 Authentic Shaker Craft Projects, editors of Garden Way Publishing
1 editors of Garden Way Publishing Simple Gifts: 25 Authentic Shaker Craft Projects
Storey Communications 1990 hardcover with dust jacket used 132 pages, 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches tall 
from the dust jacket: "The distinctive proportions and simple grace of Shaker crafts have set Shaker apart as a beloved American style, and now you, as a handcrafter - of whatever level of skill - can make your own Shaker reproductions. In Simple Gifts: 25 Authentic Shaker Craft Projects, master craftspeople, most of whom have taught and served as interpreters at either the Hancock or Canterbury Shaker Villages, share their skills and knowledge about how to imitate Shaker techniques and designs in nine different craft areas: basketry, woven-tape chair seats, oval boxes, woodworking, tinware, handweaving, miniatures, herbal products, and poplarware.

Each chapter is devoted to a single craft and contains complete directions for three or more projects, as well as information about how each craft evolved in Shaker communities and what tools and methods were traditionally used in its production. A color photo album depicts each of the completed projects.

The complete, step-by-step instructions and detailed line drawings for each project offer the benefits of a highly skilled teacher at your side. As you follow the same processes that were used by the Shakers to create their unique and lovely objects, you will come to have a greater appreciation for both their way of life and the depth of their accomplishments, and the handcrafts you produce will be objects that you - or the persons to whom they are given - will cherish."

Condition: Page are clean. Dust jacket has light wear. 
Price: 4.40 USD

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Bloomin' Blossoms, Hegdahl, Trena
2 Hegdahl, Trena Bloomin' Blossoms
Hot Off The Press Inc. 1993 Booklet Used 16 pages 
INSTRUCTIONS TO MAKE:
Topiary Wreath
Purple blossoms
Chair with dried flowers
Blue arch
Rose basket
Tweig bow with yellow roses
Rose frame
Autumn cornucopia
Daisy window
Triple wreath
Mauve rose spray
Arch & wreath
Wall basket
Shooting spray
Pink wreath
Mirror wreath and bunny

Condition cover has creasing & bent corners 
Price: 6.60 USD

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Willow, Oak & Rye: Basket Traditions in Pennsylvania, Lasansky, Jeannette
3 Lasansky, Jeannette Willow, Oak & Rye: Basket Traditions in Pennsylvania
Keystone Books, Pennsylvania State University Press 1979 0271002298 / 9780271002293 softcover used 58 pages 
"An Oral Traditions Project."

From the Overview:
The purpose of this project has been to find baskets made in Pennsylvania during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries by immigrants and their descendants, to determine in what ways the baskets are similar or different from those of other parts of the country, to identify regional styles within the state and those individuals living or deceased who worked with the evolving forms."

Includes numerous photos of baskets and basket weavers.

Condition: creases, and edge and corner wear. 
Price: 8.80 USD

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Pine Needle Raffia Basketry, McFarland, Jeannie
4 McFarland, Jeannie Pine Needle Raffia Basketry
self published 1978 revised 1981 softcover with metal spiral binding used 47 pages, 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches tall 
Contents:
Introduction, History
Basic Materials
How to Use the Book
Basic Techniques
Button Hole Stitch
Spokes
Weaving
Coiling the Pine Needles
Stitches
Shaping
Finishing
Advanced Techniques
Attaching Wire Shapes
Wrapping Rings
Filling Stitches
Covers
Lips
Board Bottoms
Basket Patterns
Index
Bibliography

Condition: Pages have corner wear. Last two pages and inside back cover have rust stains from paperclip. Cover has light wear. 
Price: 21.95 USD

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Creative Basket Stitchery B262, Prather, Sue
5 Prather, Sue Creative Basket Stitchery B262
1983 B262 Leaflet Used 12 pages 
Charted designs include:
Quetzal bird
Fuschia
Thistle
Penn Dutch bird
Penn Dutch tulip
Swirl
Flying ducks
Duch & Cattails
Sunset
Daffodils
Chicks
Bouquet of flowers
Jacobean flower
American Indian Design

CONDITION:
Cover has light creasing, rubbing wear, bent corners, and edge wear, ink marks on back cover, sticker on front cover 
Price: 7.15 USD

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