BOOKS I-Q

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I, DOKO, THE TALE OF A BASKET
(Ed Young)
Wonderful Fable - for children and grow-ups alike. A good lesson to be learned from this book!
- hard cover
$12.95
@ $16.99

INDIAN BASKETMAKERS
Written by Indian Basketmakers of the Southwest & Indian Basketmakers of California and The Great Basin
- 2 volume set - hard cover -
@ $50.00 

INDIAN BASKETS
(Turnbaugh)
Combines basket manufacture techniques, raw materials, form and decoration with information on native life ways. More than 175 different regional and tribal styles from all parts of North America are documented here.
(no patterns)
@ $29.95 

INDIAN BASKETS OF CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
(Ralph Shanks & Lisa Woo Shanks)
Art, Culture, and History. Covers Native American basketry from San Francisco Bay & Monterrey Bay north to Mendocino & east to the Sierras. Beautiful pictures.
- hard cover
@ $45.00 

InLace Techniques
Betsey Sloan
Resin Inlay for Gourd and Wood Crafts
@ $12.99

INTERNATIONAL BASKETRY
(Christopher Will)
Lots of information and pictures for weavers and collectors.
(no patterns)
@ $19.95 

IN THE PINK
(Sue Canafax)
Collection of patterns for the intermediate weaver including: Bouquet, Coffee Table, Iris Wall, Plant, Plentiful Picnic, Sweetheart, and Heart-y Wastebasket.
(round & flat reed)
@ $6.95 

Japanese Braiding; The Art of Kumihimo
(Jacqui Carey)
Formerly printed as: Beginners Guide to Braiding - Craft of Kumihimo

Step-by-step photos guide the beginner through 6 projects which show how to make a variety of different braids. Tips & suggestions.
hard cover

@ $21.95 ea. 

JUST PATTERNS
(Sheri Van Duyn)
Quarterly publication containing a minimum of 4 patterns and "Christ Filled Basketmaker's" devotional. Current issue. For back issues, please phone or e-mail for availability and price.

Currently the latest issue we have is the Summer 2010 issue. The magazine is no longer being published.

Magazine Back Issues

@ $5.75 

Knot Design

Kristin Moller

Rediscover the art of knotting! Variety of projects with different levels of difficulty. Includes vertical & horizontal half hitches, spiral knots, square knots, and finishing knots. Small projects using threads.
@ $16.99 ea. 
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Kumihimo Basics & Beyond
Rebecca Ann Combs

24 braided and beaded jewelry projects on the kumihimo disk.
$16.95
$21.99 ea. 

Lacy Wire Jewelry

Melody MacDuffee

Learn: lacy filigree edging, inset bezels to capture cabochons, wrap around bezels to hold dimensional focals, beaded bezels for breathtaking adornment, twisted-wire and crystal-adorned branches, sculptured wire centerpieces, curlicue lace decoration. 29 projects.
@ $21.95

LET'S WEAVE COLOR INTO BASKETS
(Pat Laughridge)
Step-by-step instructions for coloring reeds and the use of them in baskets. Patterns with variations for 3 baskets: Market, House (Friendship), and Field Baskets.
(flat reed)
@ $12.95 

LIGHTSHIP BASKETS OF NANTUCKET
(Martha Lawrence)
Provides an account of the Nantucket Basket from historical times to present. Includes tips for collecting and instructions for making a round Nantucket Lightship Basket. Lots of color pictures.
@ $24.95 

LISSA HUNTER
(Abby Johnston)
Histories Real & Imagined.
- hard cover
@ $55.00 

LITTLE GREEN BASKET BOOK - Vol. 1
(
Lyn Syler & Carolyn Kemp)

4 patterns for all skill levels:

Donna's Double Comb

Cat Head Wall

Birch Bark Necklace

Weaving Watercolor Paper / Diagonal Weave

@ $15.00 ea. 

Little Green Basket Book - Vol. 2
Lyn Syler & Carolyn Kemp

Weaving Watercolor Paper with Carolyn:

Tea Bag Basket, Business Card Basket, Oval Cat Head Basket, Woven Watercolor Pin & Necklace

includes how to paint paper, weaving paper successfully, and hints on technique

@ $15.00 ea. 

LIVING WILLOW SCULPTURE
(Jon Warnes)
"An inspirational guide to creating a wonderful selection of decorative, functional, and amusing shapes for the garden - chairs, fences, arbors, bowers, tunnels, and more."
@ $13.95 

Macrame Pattern Book
Marchen Art Studio

Includes Over 70 Knots and Small Repeat Patterns Plus Projects.

Great for waxed linen or
C-Lon thread

$22.99 ea. 

MAD WEAVE BOOK, THE
(Shereen LaPlantz)
Excellent instructions for the 3 directional weave known as "Mad Weave"

reprinted - not bound - punched for 3 ring binder

  @ $19.95
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MAGICAL AMULET BAG
(Sigrid Wynne-Evans)
Clear designs and directions for making beaded amulet bags.
$10.95
@ $14.95 
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MAGICAL AMULET BAG Vol. 2
(Sigrid Wynne-Evans)
 21 new designs for amulet bags, including instructions for button hole closures & lids.
$10.95
@ $14.95 

THE MAKER'S HAND
(Peter Collingwood)
A close look at textile structures.
(no patterns) - hard cover
 @ $34.95

MAKING BENT WILLOW FURNITURE
(Brenda & Brian Cameron)
Covers gathering and preparing the willow. Directions for several beginning and advanced projects.
@ $19.95 

MAKING BENTWOOD TRELLISES, ARBORS, GATES, & FENCES
(B. & B. Cameron)
Directions for several projects for in and around the garden & yard.
@ $19.95

MAKING GOURD DOLLS & SPIRIT FIGURES
Ginger Summit & Jim Widess
"Release the Spirits in Gourds by Turning Them into Dolls & Spirit Figures" Techniques from carving to sculpting. - hard cover
@ $24.95 

MAKING GYPSY WILLOW FURNITURE
(Bim Willow)
Step-by-step guide to making rustic furniture.
@ $14.95

MAKING RUSTIC FURNITURE
(Daniel Mack)
 The tradition, spirit, and technique with dozens of project ideas.
@ $19.95 

MATERIAL DIFFERENCE: SOFT SCULPTURE and WALL WORKS
"Richly illustrated in these pages are abstract sculptures as well as representations of the human form constructed of materials both usual and unusual, from threads and beads to sticks and cantaloupe skins."
no patterns
@ $24.95 

Micro Macrame Basics & Beyond
(Raquel Cruz)

Knotted Jewelry with Beads. 17 fun, colorful projects, each with fully illustrated step-by-step instructions.
$21.99 ea. 

MICRO MACRAME JEWELRY
(Joan R. Babcock)
Tips and techniques for knotting with beads.
@ $21.95 

Micro Macrame Jewellery

Suzen Millodot

From the "Twenty to Make Series": Designs for stylish jewellery with delicate, colorful cords & lovely beads. 20 designs, 20 alternatives, Step-by-Step Instructions.
@ $9.95 ea. 
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Mixed Metal Jewelry Workshop
(Mary Hettmansperger)
Combining Sheet, clay, Mesh, Wire & More. Lots of information & projects
$15.95
@ $24.95

Mixed Metal Mania
Kim St. Jean
Solder, rivet, hammer, and wire exceptional jewelry
@ $21.95

More Seed Bead Stitching
(Beth Stone)
More creative variations on traditional techniques. Follow-up to Seed Bead Stitching.
@ $19.95 

Native American Beadwork
Theresa Flores Geary
Projects & Techniques From the Southwest - from jewelry to baskets.
@ $14.95

Naturally Furnished
(Bim Willow)
Rustic Designs by Women Artisans

Step-by-set guide to make a bow-back arm chair (Anita Willis), low chair & side table (Mary Jane Sussko), & a driftwood mirror frame (Stella Larkin).

@ $16.99 ea. 

NATURE OF BASKETRY
(Ed Rossbach)
Lots of pictures.
(no patterns)
@ $14.95 

New Age Looping
Donna Kallner
Techniques, Projects, Inspiration. Handbook for Fiber Artists. Learn looping techniques and variations you can use with many different fibers to create bags, garments, vessels, and
@ $21.95

New and Different Materials for Weaving and Coiling
Marianne Barnes

Explores a wide range of materials that can be used for weaving & coiling baskets & decorate gourds. How to find, collect, & prepare naturals. Covers some alternative man made materials, too.
@ $29.99 ea. 

NEW BEADWEAVING, THE
(Ann Benson)
"Inventive beading projects that will introduce you to varied techniques.
@ $14.95 

OLD NEW ENGLAND SPLINT BASKETS AND HOW TO MAKE THEM
(John McGuire)
First book by the master basketmaker. Shows step-by-step instructions for making 3 ash splint baskets. Tells how to choose the right ash tree and prepare the splints.
@ $14.95

Ornamental Knots for Beaded Jewellery
(Suzen Millodot)

"New Knots, New Projects, New Designs". Includes detailed step-by-step photographs, accompanying diagrams, helpful advice, and inspirational projects.
@ $19.95 ea. 

Otthava

Paulus Gerdes

Making Baskets and Doing Geometry in the Makhuwa Culture in the Northeast of Mozambique. 291 pages. Much information & many black & white photos / illustrations.
currently unavailable

Otthava - Images in Color

Paulus Gerdes

These are the color images for the above book. 67 pages.
@ $33.95

PANAMINT SHOSHONE BASKETRY An American Art Form
(Eva Slater) 
History of basketry created by women of desert dwellers in California's Death Valley Region. Lots of beautiful photos.
(no patterns)
@ $25.00

PINE NEEDLE AND NUT CRAFTING
(Judy Mofield Mallow)
Pine needle coiling - most patterns using walnut slices in center or in design.
@ $8.00 

PINE NEEDLE BASKETRY
(Judy Mofield Mallow)
From forest floor to finished project. Lots of techniques & over 40 coiling projects, including gourd.

soft cover

@ $14.95 

The Book of Pine Needle Craft
(Veronical Walsh)

Information, Instruction, Patterns. Many patterns include teneriffe. Pattens include: French Bread Basket, Purses, Napkin Holder, Nut & Candy Dish, Pin Cushion Basket, Picture Frame, Hat, Pin & Earring Set, many more.
@$21.95 ea. 
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PINE NEEDLE RAFFIA BOOK
(Jeannie McFarland)
Good book for pine needle and coiling. Covers many techniques and stitches. Includes 10 patterns.
$8.95
@ $10.95 

Pin Dish Kit
Materials for making the Pin Dish Basket.
Pattern is in the above book. Kit includes: pine needles, needle, raffia, tenneriffe rings.
@ $12.60 

PLAIN POCKETS "From the Bottom Up & From the Top Down
(Kathy Halter)
Twined waxed linen pouch making for the beginner.
  @ $7.50

PLAITED BASKETRY: The Woven Form
(Shereen LaPlantz)
Covers materials gathering, preparing & plaiting from basic to complicated plaiting, surface decoration, & more.

reprinted - not bound - punched for 3 ring binder

@ $34.95 
 

Plaited Basketry with Birch Bark
Vladimir Yarish, Flo Hoppe, Jim Widess
"Vladimir Yarish brings new insight & contemporary concepts to the venerable practice of birch-bark basketry." Covers harvesting, preparing, weaving, assembling, finishing, & embellishing baskets.

hardcover

@ $24.95

PLAITING FOLIOS
(Shereen LaPlantz)
Wonderful collection of techniques & patterns for simple and complicated plaited baskets. Includes: straight plaiting & bias plaiting, hanging baskets, footed baskets.

reprinted - not bound - punched for 3 ring binder

@ $14.95 
 

Ply-Split Braided Baskets
Exploring Sculpture in Plain Oblique Twining

David W. Fraser

Illustrates the versatility of plain oblique twining, a version of ply-split braiding particularly well-suited for the art of basketry.
$24.99 ea. 

POMO INDIAN BASKETRY
(Samuel A. Barrett)

Reprint of the 1908 book, a classic in California anthropology.
@ $30.00 
 
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PRECIOUS CARGO California Indian Cradle Baskets and Childbirth Traditions
(Brian Bibby)
History & lots of photos.
(no patterns)
$15.95
@ $22.50