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Plaited Basketry with Birch Bark (Book) - by Vladimir Yarish, Flo Hoppe, Jim Widess

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At only $24.95, this book is a steal. It is PACKED with information including the history and tradition of Russian birch bark weaving, harvesting and preparation instructions. plaited and plain weaving general basket weaving instructions, diagonally plaited & double woven traditional Russian birch bark weaving as well as solid canister construction.
18 projects which include: rectangular tray, bottle, saltcellar, solid construction canisters, peasant basket with handle, traditional diagonally plaited baskets, rattles, cubes, two styles of shoes, embellishments and more!

Traditional Russian birch bark weaving, includes beginner to advanced instructions for diagonally plaited, double woven baskets as well as solid canister construction. Harvesting information is covered by text and photos.

 Scholar, artisan, and teacher Vladimir Yarish created all of the birch bark baskets for this book after scouring museums and archeological sites all around the world. This definitive guide focuses on the history and myriad traditional uses of birch bark, as well as general instructions for basket-making and plaiting. Get hands-on with 18 birch bark projects, both decorative and useful, including a rectangular tray, small basket with three-part braid, or an oval basket with curls. Finally, in the gallery section, take a look at plaited baskets by various artists using traditional and contemporary materials.
Harvest your own birch bark or try the projects using flat fiber, heavy paper, ribbon, reed or other flexible materials.


 288 pages
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Product Reviews

(1 Rating, 1 Review) Average Rating:
Fantastic book
Angie Wagner (kempton, PA) 12/9/2008 11:20 PM
This book contains an unbelievable amount of information on harvesting, weaving and Russian traditional birch bark. Fantastic!


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