Updated: Friday, October 1, 2021

Miscellaneous

from Pat Spreng's Estate - (Jim Rutherford's Sister)
Some of you may remember Pat from Jim's convention booth days. She was always there to help!

Kits

kits & kit parts

Link to Kits Handles - coming soon

Misc. handles

Bases

Slotted, Nantucket, Drilled, Misc.

Link to Bases Miscellaneous

embellishments, rubber stamps, tie-ons, etc.

Link to Miscellaneous
Baskets

finished baskets

Link to Baskets


Basket Bits Magazine

Pat's brother, Jim Rutherford, was the original editor of Basket Bits Magazine. Pat helped with nearly every issue. There is a complete set of the first 30 issues - under Jim. Also, there is a nearly complete set 31 - 70 (missing 3 issues) of Basket Bits under Sandra Bulgrin. Individual issues will be listed under magazines on the Sale Page.

Basket Bits Magazine

(edited by Jim Rutherford)

Complete set of issues under Jim Rutherford - 1-30.

These are used, but in good condition. (some have labels or sticky dots to hold closed for shipping) There are great articles & patterns in these magazines. Issue #1 was Spring '89. Issue #30 was published in1998. 30 issues total.

This would be a great addition to a new basketmaker's library.

Basket Bits 1 - 30 @ $58.00  

Basket Bits Magazine

(edited by Sandra Bulgrin)
Set of issues under Sandra Bulgrin - 31-70. missing #43, 61, 65.

These are used, but in good condition. (some have labels or sticky dots to hold closed for shipping) There are great articles & patterns in these magazines. Issue #31 was published in Aug., 2000. #70 - Feb. 2011. 37 issues total.

This would be a great addition to a new basketmaker's library.

Basket Bits 31-70 @ $70.00  
Set of issues #31 - #39 under Sandra Bulgrin.

These are used, but in good condition. (some have labels or sticky dots to hold closed for shipping) There are great articles & patterns in these magazines. 9 issues total.

Basket Bits 31-39 @ $17.00  



Embellishments

Carved Wooden Basket Pin - by CF Farman, O'boro, Ky.

only 1

@ $12.00 ea. 
Dolphin Embellishments

Wood burl, designed for Nantucket bases - to cover hole, but could be used on any wood base, or drilled to tie on basket. Use as is, or sand top edges to curve sides. approx. 2" long

several of these

@ 5.00 ea. 
Bluebird Ceramic Tie-on

approx. 2" long x 7/8" widest

only 1

@ $3.00 ea. 
Ceramic Rose Handles

approx. 3 1/4" long

only 1 set

@ $9.00 / pair 
Ceramic Rose Heart Tie-On

approx. 2 1/2" wide x 2 1/2" tall

only 1

@ $6.00 ea. 
Noah's Ark Medallion

Ceramic. 1 3/4" dia.

@ $3.00 ea. 
Ceramic Heart Button Tie-ons

set of 2 buttons - approx. 1 1/4" x 1 1/4"

2 sets

@ $3.99 ea. 

Metal Bow Embellishment

approx. 4 3/4" wide x 2" tall

@ 3.00 ea. 
Hummingbird Embellishment

approx. 4" x 4"

@ $3.00 ea. 
Wire Hanger with Heart

Originally made for the Clothespin Basket Pattern that was in Basket Bits Fall 1989.

approx. 9" wide x 7" tall

9 of these - various gauges / colors metal

@ $3.50 ea. 
Wire Hanger - no Heart

approx. 9" wide x 7" tall

6 of these - all black

@ $2.00 ea. 
Stencil Inserts

approx. 7 1/2" long x 3" wide.

tulips w/ heart on ash
flower basket on poplar

one package

@ $1.00 ea. 
Wooden Sunflower & Crow

sunflower 3 3/4" dia.

@ $3.00 ea. 
Wooden Flag Tie-Ons

approx. 4 1/4" wide x 4" tall

2 of these

@ 1.00 ea. 
Wooden Heart Tie-On

approx. 2 1/2" wide x 2 1/2" tall

only 1

@ $1.00 ea. 
Wooden Birdhouse Tie-Ons

approx. 2" wide x 2" tall

5 of these

 @ $1.50 ea.

 

Wooden Apple Tie-On

approx. 2" wide x 2 1/2" tall

only 1 set

@ $1.00 ea. 
Wooden Angel Tie-On

approx. 4" wide x 3 1/2" tall - head has come unglued

only 1

@ $4.50 ea. 
Wooden Tulip Bud

approx. 1 1/2" tall x 1" wide

only 1

@ $1.25 ea. 
Jute & Wooden Heart Dangle
@ $1.00 ea. 
Wooden Goose Embellishment

approx. 3 1/2" wide x 4 1/4" tall

@ $.50 ea. 
Wooden Ball Feet

approx. 1 1/2" dia. - 2 sets of 4

@ $6.25 ea. 
Wooden Ball Feet

approx. 1 1/4" dia.

@ $6.25 ea. 
Pine Lid

approx. 3 1/2" overall

bottom smallest dia. approx. 2 3/8"

made in China (only 1 lid)

@ $5.00 ea. 
Paper Rush Mini Bows Tie-ons

2 ea. color - white, silver, natural

approx. 2" x 2"

only 1 package

@1.00 ea. 
Apple Basket Rubber Stamp - used

approx. 1 3/4" wide x 2" tall

only 1

@ 3.95 ea. 
Empty Splint Basket Rubber Stamp - new

approx. 5/8 wide x 3/4"" tall

only 1

@ $2.95 ea. 
Egg Basket Rubber Stamp - used

approx. 1" wide x 1" tall

only 1

@ 3.95 ea. 
5 "Hand Woven by" tags

4 of brown one, 1 of cream

only 1 set

@ $1.00 ea. 
Rit Dye

aubergine (2 boxes), black plum (1), purple (2), neon green (1), rust (1), wine (1), scarlet (1), cardinal red (2), black (1), tan (1), dark brown (1), mint green (2)

Rit Dye
 @ $1.00 ea.

 

Waxed Cord

older - have yellowed

4 of these

@ $1.00 ea. 
"Pic" Packers

spade end & pointed end

3 of these

@ $1.00 ea. 
USED Smaller Chisel Hammer

lightly used

only 1

@ $3.50 ea. 
USED Short Packing Tools

lightly used - dirty handles

4 of these

@ $6.50 ea. 
Apron from NCBA Convention - "Baskets at Heart" - 1991

red & white stripe with pockets

@ $8.50 ea. 
"Baskets" Mug

only 1

@ $4.95 ea. 
"Celebrating Our Traditions" Mug

AMB Convention 2000

2 of these

@ $4.95 ea. 
"I Love Baskets" Mug

only 1

@ $4.95 ea. 
Splint Baskets Mug

only 1

@ $4.95 ea. 
Wildwood Basketry Guild Mug

only 1

@ $4.95 ea. 
"Weaving From the Heart" Tall Mug

IBA Convention 2005

only 1

@ $4.95 ea.