Sunday, January 20, 2013


Ok, so here is the beginning of my third basket I started this morning.  I wanted to get the base done  while it was fresh in my mind and hopefully finish it up tonight.  I was looking at one of my many baskets that I have on hand and liked the way the base was made.  So after looking at it for quite awhile last night, I think I figured out how to do it and voila.  I"m sure I went about it the hard way but it still looks good enough that you really can't see to much where I started and finished the reeds.  This basket should measure about 10" long and 6" tall and will had a nice square handle.  I found a great card table for $9 at Value Village the other day and its great for making baskets on, because I have to keep my reeds wet while working with them. My work table in my wool room is full of, well you know.............  Just having lunch now and DH and I will go for a walk in the woods while its so nice and mild out here today.  Can't wait to get back to it tonight though.  I'll keep you posted.

1 comment:

  1. It's interesting to see how you make the base of your basket. You sure did a great job as I can't see where the beginning or the end is.


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