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Antler Basket Class–Day Two

Antler Basket Class–Day Two

Second day of the wall pocket antler basket class at North House Folk School begins today. The students are anxious to get started weaving the main body of their baskets after drilling the antlers and setting up the ribs or framework yesterday.   It’s again overcast and cloudy, with the temperature at 30 degrees this morning, but the harbor in Grand Marais is beautiful none […]

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Cane and Basket Supplies Directory™

Cane and Basket Supplies Directory™

Anxious to get started with that new basket weaving or chair caning project, but not sure where to buy the supplies? Need something more to finish that project in the works? We have just the thing for you! Cane and Basket Weaving Supplies Directory™ Check here on the Cane and Basket Weaving Supplies Directory™ on WickerWoman.com where we’ve listed over 30 supply companies that have […]

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Searching for Chair Caning Supplies or Basket Weaving Materials?

Searching for Chair Caning Supplies or Basket Weaving Materials?

  Are you frustrated trying to find that “special something” you need before you tackle a chair caning project or weaving a basket? Just wish there was some central location to finding chair caning supplies basket weaving materials? Maybe you don’t know what the different reed and cane materials are or what to use on the chair you want to restore and need some help […]

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Willow-Antler Basket in Juried Exhibit

Willow-Antler Basket in Juried Exhibit

  My willow-antler basket, “Precious Hidden Cargo,” was just accepted into the 8th Annual Juried Exhibition 2012 at the Edge Center Gallery in Bigfork, Minnesota for the show during July of this year. Opening Reception of Art on the Edge will be on Friday, July 6 from 5-7pm at the Edge Center Gallery. Be sure to come and vote for the Peoples Choice Award. Laura […]

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Friday Feature–Casey’s Minis

  FRIDAY FEATURE — Today’s feature is a wonderful “little” blog that highlights wicker furniture and basketry of all types and a whole lot more! Casey’s Minis blog is about the daily adventures of Tessie and her husband Zar in the enchanting, wonderful world of miniatures. Read the journal as they weave baskets and wicker furniture and make gourd vessels as well as building houses, […]

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“Open Water” exhibit ending soon

“Open Water” exhibit ending soon

  The 6th Annual “Open Water” juried exhibit going on at The First Stage Gallery at the Lyric Center for the Arts in Virginia, MN will be ending soon on May 26th. Have you stopped in to see this exciting presentation of artwork celebrating the onset of our summer recreation season by these 17 selected regional artists? Jill Aubin,Cheryl Doran, Cheryl Gillis, Bill Marshall, Stephan […]

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English Willow Coffin Making

English Willow Coffin Making

WEDNESDAY WICKER WISDOM — Weaving willow coffins I bet that title above for this blog post really took you by surprise, didn’t it? Well, yes willow coffins are being woven over “across the pond” in England and have been for many years. Here’s a wonderful video by my friends at The Somerset Willow Company, LTD for you to enjoy! If you are a long-time subscriber […]

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Open Water 6th Annual Juried Exhibition

Open Water 6th Annual Juried Exhibition

  The Fist Stage Gallery in Virginia, MN Presents: “Open Water” May 3 – May 26, 2012 6th Annual Exhibition A juried exhibit with jurors Mary Erickson and Richard Saukko, celebrating the onset of our summer recreation season featuring works from 17 selected artists in the northeastern Minnesota region. Opening night reception for the 6th Annual Open Water exhibit at the Lyric Center for the […]

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