The Winter 2015 issue of the Quarterly Review 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… Read More
Seaweed on the beach, cattails in a ditch, grapevines on a trellis, bark on a birch tree — it’s all ancient art waiting to happen for longtime basket weaver Donna Crispin of Eugene, Oregon. With a BLM permit,… Read More
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.
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.
Follow the processing and weaving steps as Jennifer Heller Zurick teaches a willow bark weaving class at the 2013 NBO Biennial Conference: Tradition & Innovation in Basketry VII
A future Mother-In-Law, and friend of basketmaker and NBO Board Member, Beth Hester wanted something special for the family’s upcoming rehearsal dinner party. So, Beth suggested they weave a basket around their antique Blue Mason Jars.
Produced in conjunction with the exhibition “A Measure of the Earth: The Cole-Ware Collection of American Baskets” at the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum. “A Measure of the Earth” celebrates the generous gift of seventy-nine baskets to… Read More
Watch as a class learns the secrets to weaving with this beautiful, durable basket material used by the Cherokee nation as long ago as 600 A.D. The shape and patterns appear deceptively simple, but the techniques require special care and attention.
For all level of weavers this colorful reed basket can be made thanks to instructions provided by NBO Lifetime Achievement Award winning basket maker Flo Hoppe (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) Three-rod wale is the basic weave for this basket, but… Read More
Finding the right tree is not easy, but time spent locating a good one pays off when the splitting begins. The best tree for splints is found in hollows, in rich bottomland soil or the lower part of… Read More