Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Echo Point Books & Media; Reprinted ed. edition (May 2, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 6.7 x 0.3 x 9.6 inches
Shipping Weight: 8.5 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
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A concise and very clear instructional book. Although based on the palms of mainland USA, the techniques shown apply to most word wide palms, and any long leaved plants traditionally used in basketry. This book re-introduces almost forgotten craft skills, with excellent illustrations.
I am so excited about sharing this book with my family this Easter. It will be my first time hosting and since my cousins have grown up, an egg hunt won't be happening. I still wanted a fun group activity to do after supper and the idea of weaving came to mind. I picked up this book as well as How to Weave Hawaiian Coconut Palm Fronds to increase our chances of finding projects we like and can figure out how to do. I'll let you know if one book proves to be the best! So far, I really like the quality of the illustrations and photographs.
This is a great little book. Good examples. I just wish it was a little bigger for the price I paid, but I'm glad I got it.
I love weaving anyway , just added another one to my list. The best way go to be the best ever.
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