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Treasurer accused of taking $116000 from Greater Kingsport Kennel Club, Tennessee Basketry Association

WJHL - Mar 28, 2017
Court records reveal Green served as volunteer treasurer for both the Greater Kingsport Kennel Club and the Tennessee Basketry Association. Over a roughly 10 year period, prosecutors allege the woman took $66,000 from the Greater Kingsport Kennel ...

Basketry from across Africa finds a home in Woodstock

CityLife - Apr 19, 2017
Design Afrika sells half of its wares to international clients, while the other half is enjoyed by local enthusiasts. Visitors come away with new awareness and knowledge about African basketry, its materials, stitches and traditions. The shop in Hares ...

Greeneville Woman Accused Of Embezzlement

Greeneville Sun - Apr 4, 2017
A March 14 indictment by a federal Grand Jury unsealed after Green's arrest last week states that between Sept. 1, 2006, and Dec. 31, 2016, Green “obtained money and property from the Tennessee Basketry Association and the Greater Kingsport Kennel ...

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Basketry books

Pine Needle Basketry: From Forest Floor to Finished Project

by: Judy Mallow

This classic text in basket-making, now in paperback, shows how to transform fragrant pine needles into stunning coiled baskets and other decorative items. It’s surprisingly easy, with all 40 projects based on wrapping needles around a center. From this simple technique, however, crafters can create limitless variety through the way they shape the coils, dye the needles, vary stitches, embellish with beads and seeds, and incorporate leather and wood. Special sections address gathering and storing materials, making lids and handles, and more.
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Plaited Basketry with Birch Bark

by: Vladimir Yarish, Flo Hoppe, Jim Widess
For centuries people have marveled over the beauty of plaited basketry; now readers can actually learn the skill and artistry of this craft in the comfort of their own homes. Scholar, artisan, and teacher Vladimir Yarish created all of the birch bark baskets for this book after scouring museums and archeological sites all around the world. This definitive guide focuses on the history and myriad traditional uses of birch bark, as well as general instructions for basket-making and plaiting. Get hands-on with 18 birch bark projects, both decorative and useful, including a rectangular tray, small basket with three-part braid, or an oval basket with curls.
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Gourds + Fiber: Embellishing Gourds with Basketry, Weaving, Stitching, Macramé & More: Embellishing Gourds with Basketry, Weaving, Stitching, Macramé & More

by: James Widess, Ginger Summit

Two ancient practices, gourd decorating and the fiber arts, come together in this one of a kind book. Instructive and educational, Gourds + Fiber presents a fresh and exciting take on gourd decoration with techniques borrowed from the fiber arts like stitching, twining, coiling, plaiting, and lacing. 

In addition to a thorough and engaging history of the relationship between gourds and fiber, this book includes 30 projects with clear step-by-step directions that walk you through the prep, design, and creation of beautiful gourds.
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Willow Basketry: A How-To Guide

by: Jonathan Ridgeon
Through a series of easy to follow step by step projects, this book will teach you the fundamental skills and techniques as used in many every-day baskets. Clear instructions and more than 280 photos and diagrams will guide you through every aspect. Projects include ‘your first basket’, a simple bowl; a log basket; a garden trug; a potato basket; and a foraging basket. This book is designed for the beginner. Everything you need to know is covered, including guidance on sourcing the willow either from a specialist grower, or the countryside.
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Willow Basketry

http://www.RootsVT.com The Willow Basketry Class at Roots School. In the basketry class students learn how to locate, harvest, propagate, and weave willow, ...

Basketry in Villaines les rochers - France - The culture, the Know-how of basket makers

This wonderful video shows you the Know-how of the basket makers in Villaines les Rochers, in the Touraine Loire Valley, since 1849. Nowadays, this kind of ...

Decor 2017 How to make Basketry with newspaper كيف تصنع سلة من ورق الجرائد

By Tamer Ajrami Decor 2017 How to make Basketry with newspaper كيف تصنع سلة من ورق الجرائد.

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Basketry and Beyond- The Light Fantastic Wearable Basketry Parade

image slideshow of just a few of the highlights of the Light Fantastic Wearable Basketry Parade at the Basketry and Beyond Festival 2013, Dartington, Devon.