Willow Basketry and Sculpture
Willow weaving is an exciting and rewarding craft for anyone who wants to reconnect with the natural world. This essential book gives all the information and tuition needed to get started and includes projects on sculpture, basketry and folk-art decorations. Thirteen projects are set out in clear and detailed stages, ranging from practical baskets to planters, lifelike scultpures and wreaths. Advice is given on adapting recipes and designing your own baskets.Topics covered: Basic techniques and basketry terms are explained and clearly illustrated, along with selection and preparation of materials, Chapters describe four different basketry forms, each with a different set of structures and skills to learn, Sound, practical tips throughout to smooth your progress and help overcome difficulties. Beautifully illustrated with 160 colour photographs and 17 drawings.
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