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Antique Wicker Furniture Motif Features

Antique Wicker Furniture Motif Features

WEDNESDAY WICKER WISDOM–Today we have a wonderful guest blogger here on Weavin’ Wicker Woman. Richard Saunders is a man that hardly needs an introduction since he’s already so well known in the antique wicker furniture industry.   I’ve followed Richard through all his books, but I also remember seeing him on the Good Morning America television show back in the late 1970s or early 1980s. Richard […]

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12th Annual Fabrications Textile Show

12th Annual Fabrications Textile Show

Three of my antler basket sculptures are on exhibit and for sale at the 12th Annual Fabrications Textiles and Jewelry Show in Zumbrota, Minnesota from November 30 – December 31, 2015. 12th Annual Fabrications Textile Show If you are in the southern Minnesota area, near Rochester, be sure to stop in for the Opening Reception on Saturday night, December 5th and meet the artists. If […]

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Antique Wicker Furniture Book Offer

Antique Wicker Furniture Book Offer

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 of the […]

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Black Friday Deals in the Weaver’s World

Black Friday Deals in the Weaver’s World

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 […]

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Antler basket weaving class–North House Folk School

Antler basket weaving class–North House Folk School

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 […]

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Deer Hunting Season–Keep Safe Babies

Deer Hunting Season–Keep Safe Babies

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. […]

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Thoughts on Blogging

Thoughts on Blogging

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 […]

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Victorian Wicker Highchair Restoration

Victorian Wicker Highchair Restoration

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 […]

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