The “World’s Oldest Known Craft”
Is Still Going Strong Today
Did you know that basket weaving is a craft nearly as old as human
civilization itself? In fact, most historians agree that basket
weaving is the world’s oldest known craft.
centuries, baskets have served a utilitarian purpose. The type of
plant life available in a region affected the choice of materials used
by basket makers. Many materials require a specific method of weaving,
twisting and/or braiding, as well as a certain texture, to render them
In ancient times, essential basket functions were to carry food,
water and seeds, as well as to store clothing and to transport
everything from children to chickens.
Today, as in the past,
baskets are used to carry dozens of items, from eggs to flowers. They are even used to store supplies that crafters use to create
Also, because they are handmade, many baskets today are considered
decorative pieces – or works of art. People living on nearly every continent collect and display baskets
ranging in value from less than a dollar up to the highest known
advertised price of $45,000!
Wouldn't you like to enjoy a piece of that market?
“Basket Weaving Made Easy” eBook
contains everything you need to know to begin creating beautiful – and
functional – baskets in no time. With
the tools and techniques you'll discover in this book, you'll
be crafting beautiful baskets that look as if they have been created
by a pro – even if you currently have no basket weaving experience
Just some of what you will learn:
- Basket weaving
The five types of baskets –
and how to choose which one to make first
The 22 tools that all good basket weavers should have –
plus, how to quickly find them all and save money when buying them
Essential materials you’ll need to craft your baskets –
plus, the best, most inexpensive places to buy them
How to prepare and store your materials –
these tips will save you hours and hours of frustration later on
What every good basket weaver needs to know about trees,
shrubs and climbers – this information may surprise you
Finding the perfect special textured
material for your basket
method is commonly used to create ribbed baskets
How you can easily make a round basket or oval basket in no
time at all – you’ll be amazed at how easy it is to
make either one when you follow these simple instructions
How to make 14 other common baskets –
photographs and/or illustrations are included to make the learning
process even easier for you
How to make intricate sides, handles,
borders and lids for your baskets
You will also gain access to these valuable tools:
- A metric conversion chart
- A comprehensive
directory of basketry associations and guilds
that you can utilize to gain even more up-to-date information on
this exciting hobby!
So Why Learn
Basket weaving does more than just provide you with functional
storage devices. It also:
- Stirs your creativity
- Gives you an ongoing sense of purpose
- Teaches patience
- Soothes the soul from the stresses of everyday life
- Plus, it can be a great source of additional income!
for Both Beginning and Experienced Basket Weavers!
“Basket Weaving Made Easy”
is jam-packed with truckloads of useful information, valuable tips,
beautiful photographs and clear illustrations. Everything a
beginner needs to get started on his first basket weaving project or
that a current weaver needs to improve her basket-making skills!
If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, simply
notify the publisher within 56 days and your purchase will be
EIGHT FULL WEEKS to put this ebook to the test.
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