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Basketry and Beyond Resources

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BASKETMAKING TECHNIQUES, MATERIALS, TOOLS

Basketry techniques pdf

(Hexagonal plaiting, Frame basketry, Coiling, Split wood, Twining, Plaiting, Net/knot/loop, Stake and strand)

Basketry materials pdf

(Grasses, Leaves/palms, Rushes and cattails, Woody stems, Climbers, Bark/bast/roots)

Anatomy of a willow basket

Tools used in willow basketmaking

Traditional willow baskets in Southwest England

Using brambles for basketmaking

Willow for basketmaking and structures

 

 THE HERITAGE OF BASKETRY IN SOUTH WEST ENGLAND

Crab and Lobster pots: Devon and Cornwall

Putchers and Kypes: River Severn

Sea Fishing: Devon and Cornwall

Chip Baskets: Tamar Valley Cornwall

Crates and Droppers: Devon and Cornwall

Maunds and Pannier Markets: North Devon

 

BASKETRY IN OTHER COUNTRIES

Basketry in the Azores