Best Basket Making Books
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1. Exhale: A Self Care Coloring Book | Celebrating Black Women, Brown Women and Good Vibes
Author: by Latoya Nicole
It’s Finally time to take time out for YOU with this Self Care coloring book by Latoya Nicole Exhale: Celebrating Black and Brown Women and Good Vibes and it’s the perfect gift to yourself this New Year. You can’t pour from an empty cup.
Give yourself permission to focus on self-care and self-love. It is important for your physical wellness and mental health, as well as for the health of your relationships. This self care coloring book provides 24 beautiful illustrations featuring motivational quotes and women relaxing, reading, journaling, exercising and putting themselves first.
It will inspire you and introduce you to ideas that all of us need to practice self care. Grab your colored pencils, markers, gel pens, and watercolors and have fun taking time to finally EXHALE. Looking for more diversity inspired coloring books for adults?
Check out the following bestselling books by Latoya Nicole: “24 Shades of Business”, Me and My, “80’s Ladies”, “Alma Mater”, and “Holiday Slay”! Buy it for yourself or as a gift as a great way to unwind. Premium gloss finish cover designPrinted single sided on bright white paperLarge format 8.5″ x 11.
2. Would You Rather?: The Book Of Silly, Challenging, and Downright Hilarious Questions for Kids, Teens, and Adults(Activity & Game Book Gift Ideas)(Vol.2)
Author: by Dan Gilden
LOOKING FOR FUN-FILLED GAMES AND ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS AND TEENAGERS? This awesome activity book, packed with hilarious and intriguing “would you rather” questions, is a perfect solution for kids parties, family game nights, long car rides, and every other occasion when you need a fun and engaging game to play!
Whether you’re at home with your family, on a long car trip, in a classroom, or even trying to make an awkward small talk with your next-door neighbor, there’s no better way to pass the time than by playing the game of “Would You Rather…””Would You Rather…” is a fun and thought-provoking conversation game where you and other players have to choose between two equally ridiculous and outrageous situations that you would never be faced with, in real life(hopefully).
It offers hours of laughter and hilarity, and it is a great way to get a conversation started in a fun and interesting way. It is also easy to get into some amazing conversations by just asking “why” after a would you rather question.
3. Pine Needle Basketry: From Forest Floor to Finished Project
Author: by Judy Mallow
Pine Needle Basketry
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.
4. Basketry Basics: Create 18 Beautiful Baskets as You Learn the Craft
Author: by BJ Crawford
This easy, accessible, and fun approach to basket making offers instructions for 18 beautiful and useful baskets. Beginning with simple basket designs and progressing to more-advanced techniques, you build new skills with each project. Follow along from one to the next, or jump ahead to the more advanced baskets to expand your intermediate skills.
The practical projects include a market basket, square-to-round storage basket, spiral twill basket, catch-all bathroom basket, cat-head bowl, and many others. Instructions for adding embellishments, color, and shaping are included to help new basketmakers turn a project into a personal treasure.
A chart for designing your own market baskets in six different sizes is invaluable, and photos of work by today’s top basketmakers serve as inspiration. This book is the ideal guide for anyone interested in learning to make handbuilt baskets.
5. Coloring Book for Seniors: Easy and Simple Large Print Designs for Adults and Beginners. Sweet Home Theme with Flowers, Animals, Cozy Objects for Relaxation, Peace and Stress Relief
Author: by Sally Berry
Are you looking for EASY and SIMPLE but beautiful coloring images? The Sweet Home – Volume 2 coloring book for adults will provide hours of relax and peace. These ready-to-color pages have been drawn by an independent artist (no stock from internet!
And include cute objects and animals of a cozy house including cats, dogs, flowers, sweets, plants and so much more! The Sweet Home book has been prepared with the help of an expert psychologist who gave his advices to include illustrations which can bring serenity and peace.
If you like a cute and reassuring domestic environment, you will love this book. Why This is a Great Choice Each coloring page is printed on a separate page with a full black page on the back to avoid bleed throughWhite paper suitable for coloring pencils, coloring pastels, markers, gel pens, brush pens, fine liners, water colors50 Unique Large Images, welcome to creativity and relaxationLarge 8,5 x 11″ (21,59 x 27,94 cm) format, professional quality designs from independent artistYou will not find these designs anywhere else.
6. Willow: A Guide to Growing and Harvesting – Plus 20 Beautiful Woven Projects
Author: by Jenny Crisp
White Lion Publishing
As natural materials such as wood, leather, rattan and cork continue to be used in the home, handmade woven objects, from bread baskets and trays to stools and screens, are fast becoming the must-have accessories of the contemporary interior. Master basket maker and willow grower, Jenny Crisp, teaches you some of the key weaving techniques to make 20 simple willow projects without the need of complicated tools.
Jenny’s approach is innovative and moves forward beyond the old patterns and boundaries, to allow the reader to make work that is fresh and for contemporary use.
7. Earth Basketry, 2nd Edition: Weaving Containers with Nature's Materials
Author: by Osma Gallinger Tod
For beginners, nature lovers, and expert weavers alike, these pages teach how to create baskets using natural materials found in the woods and fields. One of craft pioneer Osma Tod’s most popular books, this guide was first published in 1933 and is still in print thanks to its timeless information and its clear instructions.
Tod explains a wide variety of weaving techniques step by step, offering precise diagrams to follow, and her charming way of inspiring respect for natural materials helps make this book one of a kind. The chapters explain gathering and preparing both round and flat natural materials like leaves, roots, reeds, grasses, vines, shoots, willow, pine needles, bark, splints, and more.
Instructions for making borders, lids, handles, and fasteners give many options. Projects include a cedar-bark basket for kindling, cat-tail mats, a vine birdhouse, a pedestal fruit basket of coralberry runners, sturdy bark work baskets, and dozens more.
8. Shep Paine's Armor Modeler Guide (Finescale Modeler)
Author: by Sheperd Paine
A prolific military modeler and historian, Sheperd Paine shares his tips and techniques for building detailed military models and dioramas in this special guide. You’ll also find a variety of projects from top armor modelers – all influenced by Shep Paine.
9. The Basket Book: Over 30 Magnificent Baskets to Make and Enjoy
Author: by Lyn Siler
Echo Point Books & Media
Try your hand at one of the world’s most ancient crafts! Basketmaking has been an artisanal staple across cultural and national boundaries for hundreds of years. Now you can make your own beautiful and functional baskets thanks to Lyn Siler’s elegant designs and clear, engaging instructions.
This magnificent collection of over 30 baskets to make draws on lengthy global basketmaking traditions and includes a variety of techniques and easy-to-find materials. With this book as your teacher, you’ll be well on your way to weaving handmade baskets of your own that will be admired in your family’s home and used for generations to come.
Featuring over 400 illustrations and diagrams which accompany the clear step-by-step instructions, as well as lush, specially commissioned watercolors by Carolyn Kemp scattered throughout, The Basket Book will guide you gently through the process of constructing heirloom baskets of your very own.
Whether it’s a simple Melon basket, a traditional Cherokee Indian basket, or a dramatic fishing creel, you’ll be proud to display your handiwork or give them as unique gifts to friends and family. Begin your adventure with this time-honored craft today!
10. Baskets: Projects, techniques and inspirational designs for you and your home
Author: by Tabara N'Diaye
Baskets are a simple but stylish way to organize your home. These hard-working multitaskers not only provide practical storage solutions but they are also decorative and instantly add texture and warmth to any room. Handled, woven, lined, colored, patterned, and lidded there are so many options when it comes to choosing the baskets you display around your home to fit your needs and style.
This book will teach you how to master the versatile art of basketry. Each of the four chapters tackles the different materials and their subsequent techniques, including grasses, rope, twine and cane. Learn how to add pattern and color to your woven wonders as you create a colorful collection of 15 storage accessories of your own.
The projects include laundry baskets, baskets with lids, rope bags, a picnic basket, a gorgeous woven lampshade, and a stylish collection of patterned tableware. Discover more about this tactile craft as Tabara N’Diaye explores its history and origins through her Senegalese roots.
11. Willow Basketry: A How-To Guide (Weaving & Basketry Series) (Volume 1)
Author: 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.
Basketry is a rewarding craft. Being able to take some humble sticks and weave them together into a beautiful and functional item is extremely satisfying. Even after weaving hundreds of baskets, I still get a buzz’ when finishing a new creation.
The satisfaction doesn’t stop there either, using your hand-made baskets for jobs such as picking berries or gathering produce from your garden, is a joyful thing. Jonathan RidgeonNote: The full range of projects are those pictured on the cover.
12. Baskets from Nature's Bounty
Author: by Elizabeth Jensen
In just an afternoon or evening, you can fashion beautiful and useful containers from weeds growing by the roadside or the vines and bushes in your own backyard. This handy guide includes thorough information on collecting and preparing common plants for use, plus clear instructions for transforming them into woven, plaited, twined, and coiled baskets.
13. Baskets For All
Author: by Annie's
Baskets can be used to create handy storage units or thoughtful gifts. 14 different shaped baskets made using Dk-, medium- (holding 2 strands together) and Super Bulky-weight yarns. Colorful Chevrons includes 2 size baskets – one with handles and one without; Hanging Around is a clever basket that can be hung on a peg, Textured Perfections is a beautiful textured basket, Stylish Storage is a set of 3 nesting baskets, Owl on Guard is a fun basket that looks like an owl, Woven Wonders is a set of 2 size woven baskets, Lacy Elegance includes 3 size baskets and Go Team is a basket that can be made in your favorite team colors!
14. Pine Spirit: A modern approach to the ancient art of coiled basket making (Volume 1)
Author: by ms sande rowan
Pine spirit is an indepth fully illustrated step by step guide to the ancient art of coiled basketry. It is a valuable teaching aid for the beginning and intermediate basket maker, as well as a refresher course for the more experienced craftsperson.
The photographs, along with the detailed descriptions make it understandable, and easy to follow from start to finish. Anyone can become a skilled basket maker simply by following the clear and concise instructions.
15. Awesome Things You Must Do in Retirement: Ultimate Guide to an Awesome Life After Work
Author: by James Hall
Congratulations!You are retired? Or you are planning to be retired?NOW WHAT? The first step to retirement is to get this book! The perfect gifts for retirees, or for anyone that is dreaming about retirement and wanting to know how awesome it can be when you are retired.
Your Ultimate Guide to an Awesome Life of Retirement! You will learn all the most amazing things to see, eat, buy, and do in your retirement that will make everyone envy of your awesome life. How many awesome things that are listed in this book?
More than 101 things you can do. Your options are endless.Never feel bored. Never run out of things to do! If you have time, I would challenge you to count how many to-do things in this book. But I doubt you will have any time, because after reading this book, I am sure you will be super busy fulfilling your awesome retirement life.
Get this book now and enjoy the ride!
16. CROCHET FOR BEGINNERS: THE ULTIMATE STEP BY STEP GUIDE ON HOW TO LEARN CROCHET IN AN EASY WAY (With Pictures – 2nd Edition)
Author: by Mary Stitch
Do You Want to Learn Step by Step How to Crochet in an Easy Way with Support Pictures? If yes, then keep readingHave you tried crocheting only to get confused by the stitches, hooks, and other details? Have you given up or put your crocheting projects on the back burner waiting for an easier way?
Crochet is probably one of the cheapest and easiest hobbies, but you can’t expect to have perfect results the very first time you try, and you are bound to have to try something over and over before you are comfortable with it.
With this guide, gone are the complicated explanations and confusing terminology, replaced by beautiful, easy-to-follow pictures. In no time, you’ll feel more comfortable with this relaxing, artistic, and satisfying process. Once you open the door for your own crochet, you are going to discover a world of creativity and fun that you never knew existed before.
In no time at all, you are going to be the one who is able to pass out the handmade gifts for any occasion. Crochet for Beginners is an incredible resource for any crochet fan, especially for beginners. With this book, you will learn:How to read and understanding crochet Crocheting supplies Types of crochetHow to crochet for right and left-handersTips and tricks to crocheting Choosing a crochet patternEasy and fun crochet pattern for beginnersMistakes crochets make and solutionPractical crocheting tipsThe basic granny squaresCrocheting backgroundHolding the yarnSome other points worthy of note in crochetingAND MORE!!!