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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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Former Glory–English Seat Weaving Supply Company

MONDAY MENTION– Although I’ve mentioned Former Glory Seat Weaving Blog many times before here on my blog, I think their latest post deserves mentioning them again. For those of you not familiar with this chair caning repair and seat weaving supply company, Former Glory, they are located in the southern part of England and are frequent contributors to the discussions on my Seatweaving & Chair […]

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Newsletters from Cane and Basket Suppliers

Did you know that most of the Cane & Basket Suppliers listed on WickerWoman.com send out either weekly or monthly newsletters?  Well they do, and it’s a great way for the supply companies to let you know about their new products, instruction books, patterns  or maybe to even suggest using a material you’ve never tried before in your basket weaving creations. Here are some suppliers […]

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Chair Caning and Basket Weaving Supplies

Chair Caning and Basket Weaving Supplies

Looking for chair caning and/or basket weaving supplies? Then look no farther than the Cane & Basket Supplies Directory™ on WickerWoman.com Some of the over 30 supply companies specialize in chair cane, providing the best in strand cane, machine woven cane webbing, reed spline and wide binding cane. Others might have a fantastic selection of tools, chair seat weaving instruction books or basket patterns. And […]

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Use Smoked Rattan Reed to Repair Wicker

Use Smoked Rattan Reed to Repair Wicker

For years before the smoked rattan reed was invented, we wicker repair pros had to stain match the natural whiteish reed color to a dark stained wicker piece. So once the new smoked reed came on the market in the 1980s, I was elated! When restoring a dark stained wicker furniture piece, it’s a good idea to use smoked rattan reed instead of the natural […]

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Saturday Supplier — H. H. Perkins Company

Saturday Supplier — H. H. Perkins Company

Today’s SATURDAY CANE & BASKET SUPPLIER listed on the Cane & Basket Supplies Directory on WickerWoman.com is the H. H. Perkins Company. Located in North Haven, Connecticut, they are one of the oldest basketry and cane suppliers in the United States, having begun in 1917. Besides being the sole importer of the wonderful European rattan reed, (great for baskets, I’ve used it for years), they […]

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Saturday's Cane & Basket Supplier

Saturday's Cane & Basket Supplier

Our featured Saturday’s Cane & Basket Supplier BasketWeavingSupplies.com–(formerly JB-Designs) is located in Shirley, Massachusetts and owned/operated by Jennifer Rhodes.  Jennifer bought the business three years ago from another Jennifer, Jennifer Baum and moved it to its current location. BWS is a one-stop weaving supply company.  They offer almost 100 basket weaving kits from beginner to advanced weaving levels and over 600 basket weaving patterns from […]

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