Wicker furniture author and appraiser, Richard Saunders is offering for sale, brand new copies of WICKER FURNITURE: A GUIDE TO RESTORING AND COLLECTING (Crown Publishers; 1990) until his supply runs out. This is a 245-page, large format paperback book, which includes an 8-page color photo section, hundreds of black and white photos and lots of fascinating information on antique wicker furniture. The history
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Chair caners and basket weavers, be sure to check out all the great Black Friday Deals in the Weaver’s World the Cane and Basket Suppliers have in store for you this year! Most of the supply companies listed on my Cane and Basket Supplies Directory have monthly or quarterly newsletters. Subscribe to them so all year, you’ll be one of the first to know when
The 2 1/2 day antler basket class at North House Folk School in Grand Marais, Minnesota on November 13-15th was a big success and almost everyone finished their baskets and then some! These two sisters from Virginia had to leave early. But they took along enough supplies and the pattern to finish this cute little antler wall pocket basket at home. The antler basket
Well, here it is deer hunting season in the northland of Minnesota in November! And luckily, for these babies and mamma, only bucks can be taken this year. As you might remember, I saw these triplets at the end of my driveway on August 10, 2015. And have been able to take more pictures along the way of them walking throughout the property.
Here are some of my thoughts on blogging these days. I’m practicing what it says in the photo above and beginning to take a slightly different trail here on the blog and also in my life. For over a decade now, I’ve been posting on the Weavin’ Wicker Woman Blog discussing topics that are in a very narrow niche; chair caning, antique wicker furniture, basketry
I’ve been going through some of the thousands of hard copy antique wicker furniture pictures I have in photo storage boxes, to share with you here on the blog. Today’s subject is a real cutie from the 1890s, it’s a totally woven Victorian reed wicker highchair. This reed wicker highchair has a wooden tray that can be flipped over to the back when you take