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Basket Inspiration: For Makers & Collectors

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Basket Inspiration: For Makers & Collectors

Billie Ruth Sudduth

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Get thoughtful basket-making instruction from a master teacher, and be inspired to collect art baskets by 95 top artists, through hundreds of beautifully-made examples. Learn the fundamentals of basket tools, materials, techniques, and dyeing; then proceed through sample projects for plaited, ribbed, twined, and braided construction, twill weaving, and surface embellishments. By understanding these basics, you will appreciate the artists’ work. Step-by-step instruction and color photographs guide your progress while completed baskets provide plenty of encouragement.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 284 color photos | Index | 144 pp
ISBN13: 9780764334689 | Binding: hard cover


Teacher, weaver, and collector Billie Ruth Sudduth is also a widely acclaimed basketmaker whose works are in many public and private collections. She lives in the Penland area of Mitchell County, in the North Carolina mountains.