Wicker Basket Kit - Storm Web Design - Makes 1 Wicker Wall Plaque about 7 Inches Wide (tckwbst)
Learn to make a wicker basket! This kit teaches you how to weave a wickerwork wall plaque in the style of the Native Americans in the four corners region of North America. Traditional weavers make and use this same style basket in weddings and ceremonies. Learn to switch colors to create a stepped spiral design that is found in many cultures to represent a swirling storm. Prepare to spend some time on this project. It could take more than 8 hours over several days. The kit contains fiber rush, hemp twine, raffia, a tapestry needle, and a 16-page full color instructional booklet. You will need: scissors, pencil or pen, ruler, white or yellow glue, and patience (several weaving sessions are needed to weave this basket). Makes an attractive 7 inch plaque. Ages 12 and up. Adult participation necessary for younger ages. Made in the USA.