Basketry is the art or process of making baskets. Our basketry site features all types of useful information on this craft. Check the free patterns and projects at left for lots of FREE basket projects.

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 Basic Basket Making

Basic Basket Making

Step-by-step instructions complete with detailed color photographs. by Linda Franz - Published 2008 Affiliate Link to Amazon

 Handmade Baskets

Handmade Baskets

Step-by-step description for making baskets from materials gathered from hedgerows, woods and gardens. by Susie Vaughan - Paperback - Published 2006 Affiliate Link to Amazon

 The Ultimate Basket Book

The Ultimate Basket Book

A Cornucopia of Popular Designs to Make (Diy Network) by Lyn Siler - Paperback - Published 2006 Affiliate Link to Amazon

Basket Embellishment - Paper Star

Learn how to make a six stand star with paper to add as a lovely embellishment on your basket. Prairie Wood Basketry

Basket Runners

How to add basket runners to the bottom of your basket. Basket Makers Catalog

Basket Square Base

How to square the base of a basket. Prairie Wood Basketry

Basket Supply Calculator

Use the Basket Supply Calculator to make your own list of Basketry Supplies for a particular basket. The Basket Maker's Catalog

Basket Weaving Terms and Techniques

Text and diagrams of basic weaving terms and techniques. Just Patterns

Basketry Construction Methods

Learn the difference between coiling, twining, weaving and plaiting. Basket Makers

Broom Making

Instructions for making a broom.

Catalog - Frank's Cane and Rush Supply

On-line catalog of supplies for chair caning, wicker repair, basketry and more. Frank's Cane and Rush Supply

Catalog - H. H. Perkins Co.

Request a catalog from H.H. Perkins co. H. H. Perkins Co.

Catalog - The Basket Maker's Catalog

Request a free catalog. The Basket Maker's Catalog

Clip and Tuck Tutorial

After the sides of the basket are complete, it is time to clip and tuck the horizontal and vertical stakes. Learn how with this tutorial. Joanna's Collection


How To Make Cordage For Basketmaking! Basket Makers

Corn Husk Basket Weaving Part 1

Corn Husk Basket Weaving Part 1

Preparing the spokes for a corn husk basket. Tim Rosanelli YouTube Channel

Corn Husk Basket Weaving Part 2

Corn Husk Basket Weaving Part 2

Pair weaving the base when making a corn husk basket. Tim Rosanelli YouTube Channel

Corn Husk Basket Weaving Part 3

Corn Husk Basket Weaving Part 3

Finishing the sides of a corn husk basket. Tim Rosanelli YouTube Channel

Double X Basket Lashing

This tutorial shows how to lash with waxed linen and how to do a double X lash. Prairie Wood Basketry

Double-Lashing Tutorial

A photo tutorial with step-by-step instructions for finishing a basket with a double lashing. Joanna's Collection

Dyeing Reed

Want to add color to our basket? Learn how to dye reed with a liquid dye. By zowi420 at Instructables

Four Stand Braid Weaving

Learn how to weave a four-strand braid. Prairie Wood Basketry

Handle - Wire and Bale Handles

Learn how to attach a wire and bale handle to your basket. Joanna's Collection

Handles - Anatomy Of A Basket Handle

Profile of carved basket handle and glossary of basket handle terms. Basket Makers

Just Patterns - Free Sample

Download a free sample of "Just Patterns" the Idea Magazine for Basketmakers. Just Patterns

Lashing - Double Lashing

A tutorial on how to lash the rim of a basket using the double lashing method. Basket Makers Catalog

Lashing Length

How to determine the length of the lashing needed for a project. Prairie Wood Basketry

Scarf Joint

How to make the perfect scarf joint for the rim of a basket. Basket Makers Catalog

Single-Lashing Tutorial

Learn how to finish the rim of the basket with the single-lashing method. Joanna's Collection

Supplies - Atkinson's Country House

Buy basket supplies here. Atkinson's Country House

V Lashing

A tutorial on lashing a basket using a v-lashing with waxed linen. Prairie Wood Basketry

Weaving Basket Sides

After finishing the bottom of the basket, it is time to proceed up the sides. This photo and step-by-step tutorial explains how to do it. Joanna's Collection

This site serves the chair caning, basketweaving and wicker furniture weaving niche community through a free monthly ezine, tip sheets, articles, wicker & cane FAQ, events calendar, basket guild listings and Furniture Repair Directory featuring experts in the fields of wicker repair, seatweaving, upholstery and stripping & refinishing, plus lots more.

Wooden Base Tutorial

This tutorial shows how to add a wooden base to a basket. Joanna's Collection

X Lashing Tutorial

How to do cross-stitch or X lashing on basket rim. Textile Indie

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Guilds and Organization

Find a local basketry quilds and organization.

Words of Wisdom

Basketry tips and hints for creating beautiful, useful baskets.

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