Inner Gold – Tressa Sularz

Enjoy this mini- documentary about NBO member artist Tressa Sularz, her remarkable journey,  and how it has impacted her work.

Progressive Randings

Progressive randings are woven in steps with a specific progression for each of the weavers. At least one of the weaving elements is worked with an over/under randing stroke. Differences in working methods as well as differences in… Read More

Basketry: The Art of Willow Craft

Book review by Lise Bech In 2007 Peter Juriga, a Slovak graphic designer and basketmaker published the book ‘Kosikarstvo’,- the culmination of many years of learning, practicing and writing about basketry. The book was of such a high standard… Read More

Mary Butcher – So You Want to be a Basketmaker…

But how to go about it? Here are some tips and thoughts that may help you approach work in this, or perhaps many other, handskilled crafts.

More To Consider 2 – A Look Back

Enjoy this wonderful slideshow of the More to Consider 2 exhibition held at the NBO Conference this past July in Tacoma, Washington. Thanks to all who participated, and to Karen Gubitz for this wonderful look back!

Instructional Video: Spiral Weave Basket

A GREAT GIFT! For yourself, for someone you know, or to have something fun to do! NBO is pleased to offer an instructional video for basket makers of all levels. Flo Hoppe demonstrates, in step-by-step detail, how to… Read More

Willow Resource Guide

The Winter 2015 issue of the NBO Magazine included a resource guide for willow materials. Download this free resource, and  visit our online shop to purchase a copy of this special issue! Download your copy of the resource… Read More

Donna Crispin Weaves New Baskets from Old and Natural Materials

We were saddened to hear the news of Donna’s passing on February 5, 2019. Our condolences to her family and friends. Seaweed on the beach, cattails in a ditch, grapevines on a trellis, bark on a birch tree… Read More

Video: A Playful, Sculptural Approach to Basketry

Instructor Natalie Miebach leads students through a nontraditional process of creating beautiful woven sculptures based on stories each participant created at a recent National Basketry Organization Conference.

Video: Black Ash Weaving Class

See and learn how JoAnn and Steve Catsos lead a class from black ash tree splitting to finished baskets in this workshop from the 2013 National Basketry Organization Conference.