Creative Coiling: The Artistry of Jean Poythress Koon
Congratulations to #NBObasketartist, Jean Poythress Koon on the new book about her basketry. Written by a former student, Hetty van Gurp, Creative Coiling celebrates the innovative basketry of Jean Poythress Koon who has inspired many basketmakers to break away from the traditions of pine needle coiling.
I learned from a friend in 1986 how to make pine needle baskets, and I have had a passion for this craft ever since. Over the years I have made a variety of basket types by using an… Read More
Peggy Wiedemann : Fantastic Fibers 2015
Peggy Wiedemann has two pieces in Fantastic Fibers 2015, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, Kentucky, April 11 to June 6, 2015.
Candice DuCoin : 2015 TBWA NBO AWARD
Candice DuCoin is the winner of the NBO AWARD presented at the “Stars of Weaving” exhibit at the TBWA 2015 Convention.
#NBObasketartist Peggy Wiedemann wrote to share where her coiled pineneedle sculpture is or will soon be on exhibit early in 2015.
David Chambers: Pine Needle Baskets
I first heard about pine needle baskets in the late 70’s when my sister-in-law was taking some classes. The idea of making something by hand using natural materials was very interesting but it never occurred to me to… Read More