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Calliope Basket Kit


Natural raffia coils beautifully, transitioning organically from one color to another, creating a lightweight unique basket.  Learn this wonderful basic basketweaving technique, while not worrying too much about counting or exactness. GREAT BEGINNER BASKET WEAVING KIT! Shape your basket however is desired from flat to a curved container. There are so many ways to play with using two colors in your basketry--this free-hand way is a great way to start!

Kit includes enough to make 2 baskets: :
: 6 oz Madagascar Raffia in 2 Colors :
: Sharp Darning Needle :
: Clippers :
: Muslin Bag :
: Calliope Basket Pattern and Video

Basket measures 7.5" by 2" as shown but this can be variable depending on your desired size and shape.


      - Inspiration Points - 

Artist: Billie Ruth Sudduth
Title: Fibonacci 8
Date: 2006
Medium and support:
Reed Splints, henna, madder, and crushed walnut hull dyes
Credit line:
Museum purchase with funds provided by 2005 Collectors’
Circle Members Phillip Broughton & David Smith

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