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Blanket Bushel Basket 1W24

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This large bushel-style basket is the perfect place to store a large blanket or throw. It is 17” in diameter and 9” tall.  The bushel basket structure provides a very solid bottom. Learn various weaving techniques and ways to do a continuous weave with an even number of spokes. Due to the size of the basket, it does require much focus and attention to detail.

Make-Up Date: February 11th

William Krier

William Krier

Born and raised among the Amish community in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, William Krier developed an interest in the art of basket weaving and has been practicing this art since the 1980's. He enjoys the challenge that wicker basketry brings. Using a variety of agents from commercial dyes to nut hull stain to teas, William dyes and stains all of his own reed.

Weaving traditional baskets using bright colors is William's way of contemporizing the art of basket making.

Basket Weaving
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