FRONTLIST 2017 BOOK plus CVR .indd - page 48

OTHER BOOKS YOU MAY ENJOY!
46
EARTH BASKETRY:
Weaving Containers with Nature’s Materials,
2nd Edition
Osma Gallinger Tod, Revised by Josephine Breen Del Deo
• Charming and precise line drawings, detailed instructions,
and vintage photos help you create beautiful baskets
• Dozens of projects, from a cedar-bark basket for kindling,
to cat-tail mats, to flower vases
• A classic by craft pioneer Osma Tod; first published in 1933 and
never out of print
For beginners, nature lovers, and expert weavers alike, these pages teach how to create
baskets using natural materials found in the woods and fields. One of craft pioneer Osma
Tod’s most popular books, this guide was first published in 1933 and is still in print thanks
to its timeless information and its clear instructions. Tod explains a wide variety of weaving
techniques step by step, with precise diagrams to follow, and her charming way of inspiring
respect for natural materials helps make this book one of a kind. The chapters explain
gathering and preparing both round and flat natural materials like leaves, roots, reeds,
grasses, vines, shoots, willow, pine needles, bark, splints, andmore. Instructions formaking
borders, lids, handles, and fasteners givemany options. Projects include a cedar-bark basket
for kindling, cat-tail mats, a vine birdhouse, a pedestal fruit basket of coralberry runners,
sturdy bark work baskets, and dozens more.
Osma Gallinger Tod
(1895–1983) was an important figure in repopularizing
traditional crafts among Americans. She ran crafts communities in Michigan and
Pennsylvania, authored many books, and was a pioneer in championing a respect for
traditional craftsmanship as art.
Size: 6" × 9" • 131 color and b/w images and illustrations • 200 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-5343-7 • soft cover • $16.99
AVAILABLE IN JULY
Award-Winning Basket Designs:
Techniques and Patterns for All
Levels
Pati English
978-0-7643-4971-3
$24.99
Leather Braiding
Bruce Grant
978-0-87033-039-1
$9.99
American Indian Baskets:
Building and Caring for a
Collection
William A. Turnbaugh
978-0-7643-4404-6
$59.99
1...,38,39,40,41,42,43,44,45,46,47 49,50,51,52,53,54,55,56,57,58,...88
Powered by FlippingBook