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fabric references • antique baskets & basketry techniques • antique frames & boxes
Fashion Fabrics: 1960s.
Leslie Piña & Con-
stance Korosec. Fabric colors, patterns, textures,
and fibers reveal a culture. In the 1960s, tradi-
tional plaids became popular at the same time
as bold prints and geometrics, notably Op Art
and “psychedelic” patterns. Close-up color with
informative captions and index.
The Synthetic ’70s: Fabric of the Decade.
Leslie Piña & Constance Korosec. Experience an
era through bold prints, geometric patterns, and
“psychedelic” colors on polyester and stretch knits.
Vivid close-up color photographs, informative
captions, a glossary, and an index.
Naturally ’70s Fabric.
Constance Korosec &
Leslie Piña. Bold and dizzying complementary
color patterns dominated the 1970s, displayed
on two general groups of textile: the naturals
and the synthetics. This book presents a sam-
pling of silks, cotton, flax, and wool with solid,
stripe, plaid, geometric, floral, and paisley prints.
antique baskets & basketry techniques
Revised 3rd Edition
. Nancy Schiffer.
Baskets as functional and art objects, includes
over 300 pictures of baskets from all over the
United States and abroad. This pictorial survey of
splint, wicker, and coil baskets shows them used
for storage, decorating, carrying, winnowing,
gathering and trapping. They will inspire basket
makers, and the up-to-date price guide will be
a help to collectors.
Size:81/2’’x11’’•333 illus.&colorplates
Price Guide/Index • 176 pp.
Baskets and Basketmakers in Southern
John Rice Irwin. American baskets
made by people in Appalachia are lovingly
shared with readers. Indian baskets, especially
Cherokee, also are included. Numerous photos
detail every step in the basket making process:
from the time the tree is cut until the time the
basket is completed.
Index • 192 pp.
A Guide to Basket Weaving.
Marie Pieroni. Through
284 photos and illustrations, plus informative instruc-
tions, learn to choose and prepare raw materials, and
gather and use necessary tools. Discover optimal
working positions, basketwork structures, essential
steps (splitting, weaving, and peeling) in making closed-
and open-weave basketry, rib basket weaving, and
border designs. A glossary of terms is also provided.
Size:6"x9"•284color images•96pp.
Ply-Split Braided Baskets: Exploring
Sculpture in Plain Oblique Twining.
David W. Fraser. With 176 images, including
patterns, learn to make baskets using plain
oblique twining, a version of ply-split braiding
particularly well-suited for the art of basketry.
Chapters include creating fenestrations, sub-
stituting cords, combining baskets, crossing
planes, and harnessing the tension between
right triangles when the hypotenuse of one
aligns with the leg of another.
Size:91/8"x81/8"•176color images•144pp.
Basketry: Basic Techniques Explained
Step by Step.
Caterina Hernandez and Eva
Pascual. Learn the various materials, tools, and
techniques that can be used in basketmaking.
With 474 images, clear, easy-to-follow text
provides a description of each material and
tips for preparing the wood. Techniques include
stitching coil, weaving the rim and handles, and
making different shaped bases for your basket.
Size:81/2"x11"•474 images•144pp.
Rib Baskets.
Revised & Expanded 2nd
. Jean Turner Finley. With 231 images
and 107 diagrams, this revised how-to guide
offers general techniques and tips for the suc-
cessfully weaving of 14 rib baskets. Chapters on
basketry tools, materials, and the components
of a rib basket are included, as are answers to
frequently asked questions.
Size:81/2"x11"•115color&116b/w images,107
Wicker Basketry.
Flo Hoppe. Illustrated step-
by-step instructions offer a range of techniques
and tips for making both round and oval bases,
making handles, preparing to weave, and adding
color. Projects include a simple plant basket, a
bread basket with beads, a lidded sewing basket,
and a large double-handled shopping basket.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 290 photos, 169 patterns •
International Basketry.
Christoph Will. This
beautifully illustrated volume presents baskets
woven from natural fibers over many years
and from diverse American, European and
international cultures. Detailed drawings of
many weaves will enable craftsmen to duplicate
and experiment with a variety of materials
and patterns.
Size:9’’x12’’•436photos• Index•192pp.
The Nature of Basketry.
Ed Rossbach. Hun-
dreds of photos and text show Asian, American,
and European ceremonial baskets, humble work
baskets and those made quickly to satisfy a mo-
ment’s need. Many traditional methods of using
plant materials for baskets are described with
pictures and discussions of their unique qualities.
Size:81/2’’x11’’•256photos• Index•192pp.
Lightship Baskets of Nantucket
Rev. and
Expanded 2nd Edition
. Martha Lawrence. The
history and makers of highly prized, distinctive,
old Nantucket Lightship Baskets chronicled with
many color photos that detail construction and
show beautiful examples. Includes what to con-
sider when evaluating antique and contemporary
baskets, plus step-by-step, illustrated instructions
for making your own Nantucket basket.
Price Guide • 128 pp.
Basket Inspiration: For Makers & Col-
Billie Ruth Sudduth. Get thoughtful,
step-by-step, basket-making instruction from
a master teacher, and be inspired to collect art
baskets from beautifully made examples by 95
top artists. Learn fundamentals and complete
projects for plaited ribbed, twined, and braid-
ed construction, twill weaving, and surface
including leaves,roots,reeds,grasses,vines,shoots,willow,
techniquesareclearly illustratedwithmanyexamplesand
instructions for borders, lids, handles and miniatures. Sev-
enty-five pictures and drawings show details, progressive
pp.• ISBN:978-0-88740-076-6•softcover•$14.99
Let’s Weave Color into Baskets
. Pat
Laughridge. Introduces the reader to creative
possibilities of adding color to baskets. Chemical
dyes are discussed with step-by-step instructions
for their use. Many finished examples with color
woven into them are presented to stimulate the
craftsperson’s creativity. Three sets of weaving
instructions are included: a field basket, a house
basket, and a market basket.
33 color photos, 36 drawings, 52 b/w photos
Old New England Splint Baskets and How
to Make Them
. John E. McGuire. The master
basketmaker shares techniques developed over
many years. Beautiful color photographs of
antique New England baskets inspire readers
to adapt the step-by-step instructions to create
three new baskets: a round, rectangular, and
square-to-round basket with traditional tech-
niques. A unique chapter on the old tools and
molds is fascinating reading.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 100s of photos & drawings •
antique frames & boxes
Collecting Picture and Photo Frames.
Stuart Schneider. The history of picture frames
and a sampling of styles from 1800s to 1940s.
Over 400 color photographs show wall and
table-top frames. Different frame materials are
described with information on identifying and
dating your pieces.
Price Guide/Index • 176 pp.
Adele Kenny. This new and beautiful
daguerreotypes, and the miniature art cases that
were manufactured to protect and display them.
Emphasis is placed on Victorian-era design and its
impactontheAmericancaseart industry. Included
areover460 illustrations, informativecaptionswith
values,andacomprehensive index.
PriceGuide/Index • 192pp.
19th Century Wooden Boxes.
Arene Burgess.
439 color photos of old boxes for domestic, farm
and industry use including those especially
made for alms, apples, ballots, candles, cut-
lery, humidors, jewelry, letters, pencils, pipes,
sewing, Shaker, spice, sugar, tea, toys, writing,
and so many others, along with great stories
and text about them. A price guide is included
with the captions.
Price Guide • 160 pp.
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