My baskets and other woven items are made in a smoke-free home studio with imported reed and many locally gathered materials. I have taught basket weaving for 17years and have 32 years of experience creating baskets. In my Etsy shop I offer primarily onion and garlic holders and ribbed baskets, distinguished by a unique construction style that involves making a structured form out of ribs and then weaving materials into the ribs.
Ribbed baskets are a folk design owned by nobody, but every weaver puts her own sense of design into her baskets. Even the onion and garlic baskets I weave are my own interpretation of a style I learned 25 yrs ago from one of my basketry suppliers.
Other designs available tend to be based in deep American traditions, particularly splint woven baskets inspired by native basket designs. In addition I weave many kinds of ribbed…
- Joined December 5, 2006