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Basket Weaving
Instructor: Grace Kable. Complete step-by-step demonstrations for the beginner. Begins by showing a variety of baskets and listing all the tools and supplies needed. The viewer is shown how cane first must be soaked and then is taken through the steps to complete a round basket all the way down to hiding spokes and weavers to weaving in the handle. Also how to decorate your basket by painting with hearts, ducks, etc., and how to stain the basket for added color.
12-0208 95 min. $ 49.95

Make a Basket from a Tree
Estel Youngblood is a third generation Appalachian basket maker. Join him as he demonstrates his craft and shares his folksy anecdotes at a basketry workshop in California. Starting with white oak logs which were brought with him from Tennessee, you will watch the splitting of the log, whittling the ribs, splitting out the handle, tying the bow to attach the handle to the rim, splitting the weaver strands, and the weaving of the basket. There are long detailed close-ups so you can carefully watch and learn the process. A fascinating film and a tribute to an American craft.
12-0183 60 min. $ 39.95 ©1985

Splint Basketry Weaving I
The course begins with a bit of historical background on styles shapes and materials. You will learn which materials to use and how to prepare them as you weave an Appalachian egg basket. (The intricate "God's eye" that begins the basket is shown for both left and right handers.) You will learn several basket variations, and how to finish a basket. Technical tips solve many problems you might encounter and inspiration for other splint baskets concludes the course. Award winner at the 17th National Educational Video Conference 1987.
12-0181 79 min. $ 29.95 ©1986 0-936225-06-8

Splint Basketry Weaving II
This course teaches you how to weave two distinctly different baskets, one round and the other square or rectangular. The two forms are presented together because they share the finishing steps for rims and handles.
12-0292 96 min. $ 34.95 ©1986 0-936225-10-6

Step-By-Step Basketry
Jo Ellen Burns shows how fun and easy it is to get started in basket weaving. Among projects demonstrated by Jo Ellen is a paper plate holder basket you'll be proud to display.
12-4017 30 min. $ 9.95

Wheat Weaving For Beginners
Learn everything you need to begin the beautiful craft of wheat weaving from the this instructional video by Pauline Grosfield, national wheat weaving artist. This program shows how to collect raw materials, equipment needed and preparing the plait. Teaches the twelve basic plaits for your own completed projects.
12-4001 105 min. $ 39.95 ©1994

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