Online Basketmakers, Etc.
Email basketweavers all over the world!
To find basketmakers in your area, click on the "Find"
feature of your browser and enter the state or foreign country
you wish to see or just scroll down the list of names for people's
- Sue Lang - Anchorage
& Seward, AK
Intermediate basket maker. I run a Bed & Breakfast in
the summer and decorate my home with my baskets. Want to learn
more about native Alaskan baskets.
- Everta Mooter - Seward,
Beginner. Looking for supplies.
Dean - Anchorage, AK
Cultural anthropoligist and basket weaver who teaches classes
through the local community school program and to interested
groups as a consultant.
- Jill Choate
- Talkeetna, AK
Weaver and teacher specializing in antler baskets; Backwoods
Basketry, P.O. Box 632, Talkeetna, AK 99676
- Carol Yakish - Kodiak,
Yakish Basketry, POB 2096 Kodiak, AK 99615; Weaving spruce
root, Nantucket contemporary, antler, etc. baskets and starting
a guild are my interests.
- June Simeonoff
- Haines, AK
Aatcha's Shop. Instructor and weaver of Aleut woven-grass
baskets. Museum and collector grade work. Permanent collections
at Baranov Museum and SJ Museum, AK.
- Martina Steinmetz
- Bird Creek, AK
Weaves, teaches and sells supplies at HCR, 52 Box 8618, Bird
- Pat Morrison - Soldotna,
I make baskets and other fiber art objects--mostly pine needle
and sea grass but other media as well.
- Renee Miller
- Anchorage, AK
"Weaving away in Alaska"
- Susan Stanford -
Run a bed and breakfast in Sitka and make antler baskets which
are sold in gallerys around the state.
- Shirley Eichten Albrecht
- Sedona, AZ
Began weaving with three friends 8 years ago. Teaching classes
in my studio, Red Rock Baskets, and Sedona Art Center.
- Helen Frost Way
Using fiber tecniques to make non-traditional sculptural forms.
- Joan Middleton - Tucson
Weaver; aspiring teacher. Haven't found a basket I didn't
enjoy weaving. Recently retired and moved to Arizona.
Looking forward to meeting weavers in new area.
- Cindy Bratcher - Sun
City West, AZ
Took up making baskets after retiring. Like flat reed.
- Diane Lea - Sierra
Just beginning, totally hooked and looking forward to my next
- Judy Gartke, Sun
City West, AZ
I find that I am a true "basket" case. Round reed
is my favorite, but I make other kinds as well.
- Kathy Wilson - Tucson,
Arizona license plate reads "BSKT CS", 'nuf said
- Marian Gall - Casa
Retired psychiatric nurse. Self-taught pine needle basketmaker
about 3 years. Also do paper tole.
- Patricia Buckhout - Sun
City West, AZ
- Tonda Two Feathers
- Tucson, AZ
Of Cherokee heritage, Air Force wife, mother of 4, antler
baskets are my specialty.
"To weave is to talk with the old ones."
- June Chevallier -
U.S. Army spouse. Weaver for 4 years, instructor for 2. My
favorite thing is to get others hooked, then their houses look
like mine and all they talk about is weaving!
- Leigh Adams - Altadena,
I love the processes of basketmaking. Finishing is my least
favorite part unless it is a miniature. Now I am weaving garden
structures. I teach many different folk art forms and have designed
the Weavers Garden at the LA County Arboretum.
- Charlotte Coats
- Garden Grove, CA
- Brian Jewett - Los
Interested in Art Baskets in general and specifically in unusual
and recycled materials. Having great fun lately with raffle tickets
and cable ties.
- Randy Sabbagh - San
Coil basketmaker/raku potter. Looking to meet other
basketmakers in the bay area.
- Julie Campbell
- Pioneer, CA
Just started making baskets3 years ago but I love it. Would
like to hook up with other CA weavers. Interested in taking classes
to improve my weaving techniques.
- Myrna Puzon - San
I have taught basket weaving to military wives and local nationals
while stationed in Okinawa, Japan. Recently transferred here
and would like to start teaching again.
- Sherry Harris - Clearlake,
Realtor; basket teacher and artist for 21 years using natural
materials to weave and sculpt. My work is on display at Saw Shop
Gallery in Kelseyville, CA.
Pollock - Mariposa, CA
Basketmaker/instructor specializing in pine needle basketry,
and craft and basket kits. Owner, Wildwoods Arts &
- Nadine Spier - Olivenhain,
Pine needle basketry captured my heart many years ago and
evolved into my livlihood. I teach basketry to adults and children
throughout the western U.S.
- Lynne Everett
- San Juan Capistrano, CA
Love to teach, love to weave and love to gather...
- Shirley Albright
- Monterey, CA
I'm a basketweaver and designer, instructor and fanatic, and
looking for weavers in the Monterey Bay area.
- Nella Johnson
- Bakersfield, CA
I have been weaving baskets for over 10 years and teaching
for the last three years through the local college.
- Antoinette (Toni)
Best - Visalia, CA
Fourth grade teacher; basketry designer, weaver, teacher for
35 years. Work primarily with pine needles and gourds in Native
- Carol Lang - Carlsbad,
I teach traditional rib and splint baskets. My contemporary
pine needle baskets combined w/ clay are shown in local art galleries.
- James Hunter - Concord,
Contemporary Yupik basketmaker, and Chilkat weaver for 4 years.
Originally from AK, now living in CA.
- Joan Jurancich
- Sacramento, CA
Ribbed baskets are sexy!
- JoAnn Collacott - Groveland,
I have been weaving baskets, pendants, etc. for about 10 years,
and taught three. I stay busy with my baskets and I sell at the
- Kelly Anderson
- Costa Mesa, CA
A beginning basketmaker looking for splint and reed weavers
in Orange County.
- Linda Nelson - San
Happy to weave, hope to weave baskets from every state.
- Lori Osmond - Colfax,
Wife, mother of 2, farm keeper, teacher of adapted P.E. at
high school level.
- Mary Ann Gullo -
Teaches classes, demo artist, Renaissance Faire idiot.
- Don Price - Gananoque,
Retired optometrist and now basket maker and chip carver.
- Lynda Vaun Scobie
- Agassiz, BC
Full time studio potter, part time basket maker and instructor.
Dedicated to the learning and preservation of traditional arts
- Shirley Brown -
Bella Bella BC Heiltsuk Nation
I do cedar basket weaving, I sell my work to tourists and
all over the place. I make earrings from the cedar I love to
create new things all the time.
- Sally Wynja - Williams
Self taught pine needle basket maker and I also do birchbark
baskets. Crazy about baskets.
Stafford - Stratton, Ontario
I am a beginning basketmaker and I want to learn about using
local willow and cat tails I would appreciate mail from anyone
who is or has used these materials.
- Melissa Varteressian
- Cambridge, Ontario
Weaving for 26 years. Former owner East Troy Basketry for
10 years, soon to open retail basketry shop in Cambridge area.
Available to teach.
- Ann Moum - Orangeville,
Mother of 4 wee ones, high schoolscience teacher, decorative
artist and a 'basket case' like the rest of you !
- Dale Adamson - Fenelon
I have been weaving for 6 months and love it. Would like to
share info with others.
- Hawkeye and
Joywind Val David, Quebec
Native-American hand pounded Black Ash basketmaker. Ten years
pounding and sharing.
- Lynda Kroeker
- St. Catharines, Ontario
I am a weaver, teacher and soon to be supplier, staying home
with my two children and looking for Cathy Sowland (sp?)
- Lynda Vaun Scobie
- Harrison Hot Springs, BC
A full time studio potter that makes baskets!
- Rae Hunter - Lindbrook,
Basketry instructor and author of The Willow Basket Manual,
1999. Enjoying meeting other basketweavers on line and off.
- Shelley Mierle -
Enjoy basketry as a hobby. Avid collector of natural local
materials. Enjoy email about basketry, sewing,and porcelain doll
- Wanda Haydt - Port
- Wenda Vince - Napanee,
Designer of crocheted clothing with a penchant for basketry;
interested in willow, root, bark and other natural "ingredients."
- Jane Hair -
Colorado Springs, CO
I have been weaving baskets for about 18 years and began selling
and teaching a few classes 5 years ago. I look forward
to some day being able to travel to see personally some of my
favorite basket suppliers.
- Constance Marlatt - Lafayette,
I have been weaving for 5 years, teach classes and design
baskets. I am an Army wife and enjoy teaching people each new
place I go.
- Jane Stead -
Basketmaker, designer, kits and instruction.
- Karen Pierce - Louisville,
Basketmaker, instructor and permanent student.
- Katherine Richardson
- Louisville, CO
- Linda Lehner
- Loveland, CO
Stay-at-home mother of 2; weaversince '92, teacher and supplier
since '94 instead of getting a "real" job.
- Lisa Armstrong
- Colorado Springs, CO
Weaver for 3 years. Teach, sell and stay home with two young
sons. Love to weave and pass on my passion to my students.
- Deb VanCuren - Redding,
- Pat Dougherty - Denbury,
Dreaming of weaving - Looking for local classes or guild.
- BeckyJoy and Dick Olko
- Enfield, CT
BeckyJoy is basketweaver, designer and teacher. Dick does
custom leather straps.
- Ann Michele Wieczorek
- West Hartford, CT
- Betsy Palmer - Sharon,
- Deb Paulson
- Chester, CT
Black ash splint basketmaker and fabric weaver.
- Linda C. Benson -
- Maureen Rashaw
- Enfield, CT
- Susi Nuss - Bolton,
Traditional Black Ash Woodsplint Baskets.
- Suzann Kober-Bzdyra -
Basketmaker for 12 years with own business - Heaven and
Earth . Mother of 3 boys 9,10 and13. Weaving keeps me sane?
- David Hembrow -
Traditional English willow basketmaker
- Douglas Sanders
- Derbyshire, England
Owner of Korazina Baskets. Make willow baskets, including
baby cribs, hampers, caskets. Many items sold through Price
Charles' Highgrove Gift Shop
- Neil Smith
- York, England
Passionate about willow basketmaking, always learning.
- Caroline Smith
- York, England
Brown willow baskets, cane and rush chairseating
- Marianne Thidling
Newcomer to basketry but already addicted.
- Roy Youdale
- Bristol, England
A willow basketmaker and teacher. Recently started growing
willow for bark colour and would love to make contact with other
- Rae Gillott -
Basketmaker, teacher and member of Basketmakers' Association.
- Paricia Carter
- London, England
A Yeoman with the Worshipful Co. of Basketmakers, teacher
of adult education and studying at Oxford.
- Chris Jordan - Northwich,
Amateur maker of willow baskets, spinner and occasional chair
- Debbie Booth - Norwich,
Willow basketmaker for 20 years and grow 12 varieties of willow;
owner English Willow Baskets.
- Raymond Lister
- Nottinghamshire, England
A working basketmaker. Willow and hedgerow materials, very
interested in traditional rural baskets.
Bamford - Rutland, England
Basketmaker and teacher, interested in all aspects of basket
- Stuart Philpot - Suffolk,
Full-time basketmaker for 15 years, trained by my father (he's
been full-time for 50 years) making traditional English Willow
- Debbie Meyer - Punta
Been weaving about 7 years and love it. Looking for
some local weavers. Also teach from time to time.
- Mary Brandenburg
- West Palm Beach, FL
I am a third-generation basketmaker and have been teaching
basketry classes throughout the United States for more than 25
- Pauline Swingle
- Inglis, FL
I`ve been weaving pine needle baskets, necklaces, and earings
for10 yrs.and am a supplier of tree harvested and sun dried FL
Southern long leaf pine needles.
- Katie Avram,
Ocala/Fort McCoy, FL
Basketmaker for several years, mostly traditional Appalachian,
splintowven styles. My favorite material is white oak! I teach
classes in the central Florida area.
- Kaye Burlason -Altoona,
Sixteen years of pine needle creations. National magazine,
several news papers, museums, and out of country sales.
- Mary Behrman - DeLand,
Thirty years of pine needle baskets. Teacher, have written
- Kristi Medlin -
Flagler Beach, FL
Looking for a local person to share interest in basketmaking.
I'm hooked and just love to make baskets! Wish to find a similar
interested lady in my area.
- Elizabeth Geisler
- Sarasota, FL
Teacher & Basketmaker, Nantucket style with tapestry weave.
Also other types of baskets. Florida basketry materials.
- Charles Geisler
- Sarasota FL
Basket molds and "The Original Portable Shavehorse"
- Sandy Marsh - Winter
I have been weaving for 10 years, teaching for 6 and love
all phases of basketry. I would love to see a guild started
in the Orlando area. If
interested, please contact me.
- Sherry Dial - Ft. Pierce,
Basketweaver, Appalachian Mountain Basketry.
- Brenda F. Miller
- Seminole, FL
Weaving and loving every minute.
- Shelby DeBold
- Ocala, FL
Basketmaker, seller, and loving every minute of it!
- Adie Moore - Spring Hill,
- Anne Stewart - Clearwater,
Weaver, teacher, and owner of Basket Sophisticates.
- Barbara Jo
Stanford - Altamonte Springs, FL
I've been basketweaving for 3 years as a hobby. Interested
in copying antique baskets, developing my own designs and persuing
basketweaving as a career.
- Cathy A. Pedrick - Lighthouse
Hooked on Nantucket baskets. Mother of 2 teenagers, 2 dogs,
l Macaw. Husband and I own plumbing business. Thanks to my friend
Linda for teaching me basketmaking.
- Cathy Kircher - Boynton
- Chandra Marin
- Winter Springs, FL
A good friend taught me how to make baskets, and loving it!
Would like to pursue a career out of it.
- Dee Grinenko - Dover,
Retired and addicted to basketweaving. Live on 5 acre farm.
- Denise Smallidge - Lakeland,
Another basket addict!
- Ellen Dewkett - Satsuma,
Looking for guild in central Florida.
- Georgianna Cook - Spring
Weaving for about 3 years and love it.
- Gracie Davis - Oviedo,
Weaving instructor, designer, mother of 2, Army wife.
- Jan Thorsen - Jacksonville,
- Jerry Knight
- Bradenton, FL
Owner Baskets Naturally, 5107 76th St. E., Bradenton.
Weaver and designer, budding instructor - hooked since my first
- Joseph M. Talone - Sun
I would like to hear from all pine needle art people that
enjoy making baskets, trays, or bowls.
- Judy Briscoe - Englewood,
Instructor and wholesaler of Florida tropical materials and
- Kim Fetner - St. Petersburg,
- Linda Allen - Pompano
My love for making Nantucket Lightship baskets is still going
after 25 years.
- Michelle Arzu - Tarpon
Mother of 2; CEO by day - basketmaker by night. Collector
of baskets of all shapes and styles. Throughly and completely
- Naomi Paquette
- The Villages, FL
Instructor - San Antonio, FL and The Villages, FL
- Paula Harris - Pensacola,
Basketweaver of 12 years and looking for others in this area
who like to weave and share ideas.
- Shirley Ann Sirmons
- Gainesville, FL
Basketmaker and instructor, 17 yrs. experience, work displayed
in museums, galleries, published in national magazines.
- Sue Register -
Port Charlotte, FL
Neophyte basketmaker, but I have designed some of my own.
- Susan K. Cooper - Sarasota,
Woven Spirit Basketry, 820 Albee Rd., Nokomis, FL 34275,
- Tom and Pam
Thompson - Paxton, FL
Uncle Tom's Outhouse, Hwy 331 - White oak basketmakers
for 17 years. Classes, demos. Other old-time crafts: lye soap
making, dough bowls, corn shuck dolls, storytelling.
- Vanessa Patrick - Lake
I am addicted to Nantucket baskets.
- Land O' Lakes, FL
- Vicki Fort
- Oviedo, FL
Cantu Gillis - Evans, GA
- I have been weaving for about
14 years and teaching classes in my garage about once a year.
I am a member of the GBA. I love weaving but my time is limited
because I work full time as a research nurse.
- Pattie Bagley, Marietta,
Owner of Aunt Pattie's Basketry Shop.
Jessica Pitts - Bolingbroke,
Pine needle and broomcorn basketmaker and teacher. I've been
making baskets for over 30 years and love to connect with other
- Tisa Barton - Rome,
Enjoy weaving and teaching.
- Joanne Bolivar - Dallas,
Beginner and want to learn all this is to know about coiled
baskets. Interested in natural materials.
- Tammy Canady
- Augusta, GA
Work full time and have been weaving since 1995 and loving
every minute of it. Always looking for new ideas and patterns.
- Kathleen Becker
- Kennesaw, GA
Maker of Nantucket Lightship baskets
- Sarah Watts -
Always looking for someone to weave with!
Lamb - Jackson, GA
Basketmaker and teacher.
- Donna White - Rydal, GA
I have been making Longleaf Pine Needle baskets for about
- Joyce A. Brown -
Make baskets from natural materials. Never spent a penny.
Still a novice with questions about river cane and bamboo.
- Karen Kirkland
- Albany, GA
I make pineneedle and yucca baskets and can supply the materials
for other weavers.
- Kelly Ballenger -
Bookkeeper and insane basketweaver of 4 years.
- Margie Hufstetler
- Adairsville, GA
Self-taught basketweaver -- Just not enough time in 24 hrs.
- Patsy Jabaley - Alpharetta,
- Roy and Elizabeth
Talledo - Atlanta, GA
- Jenny Antoline
- Murphysboro, IL
Weaver for several years, baskets took over (I couldn't "weave"
basketry alone!), and now I am also the owner of Gypsy Baskets.
Star Abrams - Arlington Heights, IL
Basket weaver and basket teacher in Arlington Heights looking
for others to form a guild plus looking for Tulip Wood for rim
- Allana Mello -
I have been weaving since 1992 and now have recently opened
a shop in Central Illinois and in 2002 will be teaching weaving
classes. I am a transplant from Missouri moved to Illinois in
- Cindy Taulbee -
Franklin Grove, IL
I teach a monthly class in Dixon, IL.
- Cathy Buchanan - Springfield,
Learned weaving from Jan Bergmann. Have 4 children (2 are
of the animal variety. I love to try new patterns and styles.
Checking out using antlers as handles.
- Lori Smith - Grayslake,
Mother of three who weaves when they are ASLEEP! Looking for
affordable kits to order!
- Janice McNutt
- Gibson City, IL
Have only been making baskets a little over a year, but sure
- Amanda Popelka
- Oregon, IL
Hooked basketmaker, seller and mother of 3.
- Annette Barnard -
Putting Christ in each basket!
- Bonnie Allison -
Been weaving for 10 years- love it! Wish I had more time!
- Christina Coghill -
Loves Park, IL
Recently moved to IL to IN. Addicted to weaving and looking
for guilds and other weavers in my new home.
- Debra Conness
- Toluca, IL
Basketmaker, teacher. Basket making since 1993. LOVE IT!!!
- Donna Naylor - Bloomington,
Varnes - Sheridan, IL
Weaving for about a year and love it.
- Ellen Olek - Dixon, IL
Love to weave; have 2 kids, am a daycare provider, scout leader
and volunteer for Habitat for Humanity.
- Ester Burke - Champaign,
(Our VERY FIRST visitor to theBaskets, Etc. site)
- Jan Bergmann - Springfield,
Weaving since 1992; teachingsince 1997. Hope to be able to
quit full time State job this fall and stay home with my 2 little
guys and continue doing what I love to do...BASKETS!
- Jean Ann Grosso - Zion,
I teach in an elementary school during the day so I can afford
to weave at night :)
- Jimi-Lee Weber - Rockford,
Basketweaver 15 yrs, instructor 10 yrs., and a secretary.
Member, Land of Lincoln Guild. Wish I had more time to weave,
teach and do shows!
- Julie Williams - Bloomington,
Newsletter editor for Land of Lincoln Basketweavers Assn.
- Karen Gray - Mascoutah,
Absolutly hooked, weaver of 10 years. Mother of 3, military
- Kim Girard - St. Charles,
A real basket case!
- Linda Justice - Princeton,
- Mary Lynn Fry -
Winthrop Harbor, IL
Have been weaving for 3-4 years - can't learn fast enough.
- Mindy Lower
Visit Baskets by Mindy using our Basketry Links.
- Rose Grampp -
- Shelby Moravec
- Chicago, IL
Working exclusively in wicker, seeking advice on "free-form"
- Steven Jones -
Fourth generation craftsman making baskets from tree to finished
basket using only hand tools and methods taught by my grandfather.
- Valerie Larson
- Streling, IL
- Vickie Roberts
- Moline, IL
Love to weave baskets!
- Becky Wright-Sampson
- Peru, IN
I have been having the basket experience for 15 years. Owner
of The Hut basktry shop.
- Karen Zane - Anderson,
I teach and make kits for the intricate 36 rib egg basket.
- Ruth Shroyer -
- Daborah Louise
Valentour-Huff - English, IN
Been making baskets for over 10 years. My baskets are sold
all over the world now! I love making baskets!
- Susan K. Williams
- Middlebury, IN
- BarbaraBrown - Kokomo,
Member Kokomo Basketweavers,IBA, Basketry by Barbara.
- Carol Antrim - Yorktown,
Basketmaker and instructor. Traditional and Art baskets. Member
of the Towne Twiners, IBA, AMB.
- Cheryl McKinsey - Layfayette,
Thirteen years experience as a teacher, designer, author.
Mother of 2 teen boys.
Owner of The Basketworks.
- Christy Spencer -
Stay home mother of 2, day care provider, basketweaver. Just
started giving classes and selling my baskets.
- Cindy Butts - LaPorte,
Mother of 3, substitute school bus driver, basketweaver to
help keep my sanity.
- Connie Curran - Indianapolis,
- Crystal Drenner
- DeMotte, IN
- Debbie Cates - Richmond,
I own and operate a shop full time in Richmond where I offer
classes and supplies.
- Dianne Adams Hunter
- Indianapolis, IN
Still a novice after 15 years of basket making. Spend many
volunteer hours at The Home for Friendless Animals. So hard to
- Eileen Jones - Indianapolis,
Just starting out - but learning from some of the best! Thanks
for your guidance and support.
- Elizabeth Acker
- Indianapolis, IN
I'm addicted! Basketmaker and teacher...
- Jane Rich - Dyer,
I am a mother of one and I have been teaching basketweaving
locally for 4 years. I am a member of the IBA.
- Janet Freebairn
- Indianapolis, IN
- Jo Cross - Greenwood,
A basketmaker/instructor. Secretary, Indiana Basketmakers
- Judith B. Jones
- Greenwood, IN
- Karen Griffith - Pleasant
Co-owner of Farmers' Wives, designer, teacher.
- Karita Musgrave - Bloomington,
Stay at home mom of a very busy 8 year old daughter. In my
fifth year of weaving and still addicted. Now selling baskets
in craft mall in Nashville, IN.
- Kim Huesman - Nashville,
Love to weave but never enough time, nor can one have to many
- Kimberly Hall-Moore
- Evansville, IN
My mother taught me to weave. Now we do shows together in
the local area.
- Leslie Sarazan
- Noblesville, IN
I've been weaving as a hobby for about 5 years. Particularly
like working with ash and also coiling with pine needles and
- LidaWilliams - Valparaiso,
- Linda Boyle
Gibson - Bloomington, IN
Teach, sells supplies, and weave with my chocolate Lab, Winston
in the new "..in a hand basket studio"
- Lois Miller - Valparaiso,
- Lora L.
Khoury - Indianapolis, IN
IBA President and '97 Convention Coordinator.
- Lori Leyba -
Avon (Indianapolis) IN
Just went to the '97 convention after weaving my first basket,
and I'm hooked! Will I ever learn it all?!
- Lori Walker - Ft. Wayne,
I love my Mary Kay career, but I'm always looking for new
crafts for my "spare time". Baskets are going to be
- Lorri Meyer - Ft.
Stay home mother of 2 whose hobbies include basketweaving,
softball, and my computer!
- Lynn Pawley - Noblesville,
Creative Country Baskets - "Basketmakers Creed
- Marilyn Thompson
- New Castle, IN
- Mary Hettmansperger
- Peru, IN
- Norma Collins - Indianapolis,
- Pam Sacco -
Member of Basketeers Guild.
- Pat Carothers
- Columbus, IN
Love to weave, am an artist, and spend lots of time at ARTColumbus
Art Gallery - working, painting, etc. Would love to hear from
- Pat Syler - Rochester,
I have been weaving for several years, full time since my
retirement in '93. There are not enough hours in a day for me
- Patricia Hallow
- Madison, IN
- Ronda Brugh
- Rochester, IN
Owner of The Loft, teaches.
- Sandy Drexler
- Beech Grove, IN
Craft business: MS Creations, basket related items,
- Sue Sparks - Bloomfield,
Basketweaving for love, enjoyment and sanity.
- Susan Amonette
- Camby, IN
Basketweaver and instructor, Partylite consultant, have full
time job AND 2 kids! Where's the sanity?
- Susan Crowl - Hamilton,
Co-owner of Farmers' Wives, designer and teacher.
- Susan Slaven
- Muncie, IN
Member of Yorktown Buck Creek Basket Guild. I just can't get
enough of anything to do with baskets!
- Susie Need - Indianapolis,
Weaving for 5 years. Went to 1998 IBA convention for first
time; will be going back. Member Cut and Tuckers Guild.
- Ellonyia Yenney
- Davenport IA
Full-Time weaver and owner of Bier Baskets
- Kate Cloudsparks
- DesMoines, IA
I am a pine needle weaver specializing in miniature baskets.
I have a catalog " Kate Cloudsparks Basketry" and love
to correspond with other pine needle people!
- Beverly Clark - Baxter,
Annie's Place, 7750 Hwy.F-24 West, Baxter, IA 50028
- Debi Larson - Eldridge,
Basketmaker, seller, homemaker.
- Dennis Houlihan/Molly
Ramer - Iowa City, IA
Hand-pounded ash baskets.
- Diane O'Connor - Cedar
Sells, instructor, loves to weave and try new patterns. Just
mastered Nantucket baskets.
- Roberta Huisman -
Mother of 5; full-time+ basketmaker/designer as "successful"
second income. Totally and completely hooked!
- Noa Harari - Israel
Weaving since 1998 when I spent a year in NJ. I'm a full time
job engineer with three kids and never enough time for baskets.
I maintain a web site for Israel basket makers. At this time
only two other basket makers joined, but believe me there are
more of us here in Israel. (See out Links,
- Diane Eskridge
- Winfield, KS
New to basket weaving and love it. Trying to make a living
with my interest in art and welcome any help.
McElroy - Douglass, KS
Been making baskets for 18 years. Had started making baskets
in Front Royal Va. My specialty is the egg baskets, grapevine,
antler and woven wall hangings.
- Linda DeWitt
- Junction City, KS
A hooked Kansas basketweaver
- Sandra Walker - Overland
Retired snowbird who does basketwaving during winter months.
Would like to find a place to purchase patterns locally.
- Becky Swan - Wichita,
Owner, River City Basket Company, 509 E. Douglas, Wichita,
- Bev Henning
- Olathe, KS
I'm a homemaker and have been weaving for 10 years. Usually
give all my baskets as gifts.
- Connie Clark - Wichita,
Basketweaving is "The Best".
- Kendra Fast - Moundridge,
Accountant, newlywed, just started weaving and I'm hooked!
- Kevin Throssell
- Mayetta, KS
I weave wainom hua (metal or iron) baskets, usually out of
baling wire but I use just about any kind of wire. Been weaving
for 23 yrs.
- Marlene Niemann - Rose
Juli's mom and partner. Together we're The Artificer Baskets.
- Nancy Jacobs - Wichita,
Weaving and Teaching in Wichita.
- Paula Norberg - Lindsborg,
I have been weaving baskets for 11 years and have three small
children. I am a basketweaving addict!
- Sheila J. Seals - Kansas
I have been weaving for one year and dearly love it. I can't
get enough weaving.
- Sandra (Doallas)
Howard - Nicholasville, KY
I weave as Baskets by Sandy D. I weave gourds,
antlers, and bones into some of my one of a kind baskets. I do
a few craft festivals each year, and won rilbbons with three
of my entries at the KY State Fair in 2002.
- Vicky Lee Brown
- Beaver Dam, KY
Weaving since 1991, occasionally teach and sell to try to
pay for the addiction. Member of the Woven Together in
Western Kentucky basket guild and the Kentucky Basket Association.
- Martha Newby - Versailles,
Weaving baskets for 15+ years when time permits, first president
of Kentucky Basket Association.
- Yvonne Riley - Leitchfield
(Grayson Co), KY
Own home base business, love to make baskets during down time.
So many baskets, such little time....
- Deborah Boone - Frankfort,
I've been weaving baskets for a year now. I weave and sell
"old style" baskets. I am a member of the Kentucky
- Cindy Johnson - Louisville,
Mother of 3, been weaving 12 years and love it!
- Connie Phelps - Bowling
Mother of 3 teenage sons, hooked on basketweaving, also enjoy
horseback riding, and playing piano.
Howard - Nancy, KY
Basketmaker, teacher, still love to take classes and learn
- Hugh N. Wilson
- Paint Lick, KY
Spare time basket and splint maker for ten years. Specialize
in pounded white ash and hickory bark from 1/16" ash to
5" wide hickory.
- Jacquelyn Lawrence
- Elizabethtown, KY
Art teacher, basketweaver, member of Kentucky Craft Marketing
Program. Mother of three.
- Judy Mullins - Grant
Owner Mullins Log Cabin Getaway. Instructor for 13
years, weaver for 40 years.
- Lisa Boyens - Owensboro,
Member of Woven Together in Western KY Guild; weaving for
2 years and totally in love, also pattern collector.
- Lu Ann
Bauer - Vine Grove, KY
Mother of 3 and Wheat Weaver and Adventurous Basketweaver
- Martha Ross - Lancaster,
Proprietor of Nana's Baskets, Lancaster, KY.
- Mary A. Robinson -
I am a fiber artist and I would like to exchange ideas with
- Patricia O. Jones
- Louisville, KY
Another basket case and addicted to patterns and books. Love
- Ron Harrison
- Edmonton, KY
White oak and willow basketmaker.
- Sharon Langley
Musselwhite - Elizabethtown, KY
I am a new basketweaver and I just love making baskets.
- Vickie Poteat -
Weaving for 9 yrs. Have attended IBA, and KBA. Teach occasionally
and sell ready-made baskets. Drop me a line.
- Nancy Donker - Hallowell,
I've been weaving for many years, starting in New Jersey before
relocating to Maine and opening my shop, Northwoods Country
- Lisa Young
- St. George, ME
I have been weaving baskets for almost 8 years. I live in
beautiful mid-coast Maine and own Riverbend Baskets & Supplies.
- Victoria Oakes - Rumford
Basketmaker, chair caner, teacher, native American style crafts/baskets.
Owner "Visions Of The Past". Gourd basket on exhibition
at Portland Museum of Art.
- Louise Seames, Greenwood,
Mostly self taught weaver who became a basketry teacher. Now
have macular degeneration but still weave with magnifiers. Interested
in hearing from others who weave with disabilities.
- Tammy McCaw - Plymouth,
Owner of Cozy Cabin Basketry in Plymouth. I sell supplies,
give classes and design baskets and I am a mother of two.
- Suzi O'Brien Rodgers
- West Bath, ME
A mother of six, grandmoster of 2, Irish Historian, adoption
advocate. Always looking to exchange ideas or new sources of
- Chris Lamb - Bristol,
Designer and instructor.
- Colleen Webber - Garland,
Basketweaver, designer and instructor.
- Donna Greeley - Livermore,
Basket weaver for many years and still love to weave.
My husband Chuck and I have been running C & D Baskets since
- Gene Gibbs
- Monroe, ME
Wilderness Baskets, pack,laundry, picnic. Wholesale
- Jan Cronkite - Waterville,
Own my own shop.
- Jerry Ann Weeks - Naples,
Have motor home, will travel. We make unusual baskets with
- Joy Moody - Hampden, ME
Art therapist, basker maker, owner Sign of the Crow.
See Links, Etc. for her website.
- Rhonda N. Anderson
- Gray, ME
- Sandra Kervin - Albion,
"Basketweaving" the only thing in life that keeps
me out of trouble.
- Stacie Heald - Dexter,
I'm running out of places to put my baskets!
- Lyn Siler - Baltimore,
- Dee Johnson - Mechanicsville,
I have been a basket maker for about 12 years and now I sell
baskets and teach in St. Mary's, Charles and Calvert countys.
I enjoy teaching the most.
- Sue Taylor - Hurlock,
Basketmaker for the past 18 years. I do several craft shows
during the year and teach classes from time to time.
- Cass McDonald -
Parent-child activist. "Never met a basket I didn't want
- Betty Berginski -
Retired art teacher who makes baskets, teaches basket classes
and sells supplies.
- Carolyn Freitag
- Eldersburg, MD
Teacher and basketweaver.
- Carrie Casto - Bowie,
- DorisMessick -
Contemporary Basketmaker, workshop leader and author specializing
in the use of natural materials.
- Juanita M. Gulden
- Baltimore, MD
One of twin sisters weavers. Beginner weaver learning from
my sister who is great at it.
- Lorraine White - Bethesda,
- Nancy Brandt -
Glen Arm, MD
- Pam Kerr
- Pt of Rocks, MD
T/A Pam's Baskets--custom basketmaker/designer.
- Sharon Schaeffer
- Westminster, MD
Basketmaker, artist, and high school art teacher.
- Katherine Silvia
- Taunton, MA
Teacher, basketmaker. Love those baskets. Can't
make enough -- flat reed, round reed, country and shaker style.
- Valerie D'Ambrosio
and Mike Young - Nantucket, MA
Both are professional Nantucket basket makers. Valerie is
President of the Nantucket Lightship Basket Makers and Merchants
- Pat Fitzpatrick -
Member NE Guild. Specializing in splintwoven baskets for 17
years. Recent publication - "B is for Basket," a beginner's
guide to weaving basic baskets.
- Linda Chew -
Third-generation Nantucket Lightship basketmaker
- Beverly Scott - Berlin,
Wife, mother, home day care provider - juggling priorities
to make time to weave-- after all, what's more important?
- Bobbie Hall - Scituate,
My daughter, Merry Vigneau, started the Stowe Basket Festival
five years ago; I make and teach Nantucket baskets.
- Bonnie A. Haig - Williamstown,
Maker of brown ash traditional baskets, now attempting to
- Deborah Bockus - Hubbardston,
- Dianne Stanton
- Pembroke, MA
- Donele Monte -
Basketmaker and instructor. Specialize in traditional basketry,
Nantuckets, antler ribwork and gourd basketry.Owner of DreamWeaver
and Basketry by Donele.
- Jean Mast -
Work limited to authentic Nantucket baskets.
- Jean Reynolds - Plympton,
Weaver, teacher, best supplies in town at Reynolds Country
Place , 2 Parsonage Rd., (Rt. 58) in Plympton.
- Joan and Peter Scheffer
- Brewster, MA
Retired and loving it on Olde Cape Cod.
- Joanne (Williams) Beller
- Grafton, MA
Wood Peters - Holyoke, MA
Weaver, instructor, designer.
- Judith Olney - Rowley,
- Judith Richmond
Spates - Beverly, MA
Basketweaver, instuctor and designer.
- Judy Sarna - Fall River,
Sells baskets and owns her own store, A.Z.Gems, 70
Orswell St, Fall River, MA.
- Karen Anderson -
- Karol Lindquist
- Nantucket, MA
Ariel - Norwood, MA
Enjoy making all types of baskets!
- Lisa Bessette -
I make hand woven Nantucket Lightship Baskets, which I sell
on my website.
- Maggie Silva -
Basketmaker, teacher, writer, collector. Early childhood school
psychologist looking forward to retirement in the near future.
- Margaret and Keith
Boling - East Freetown, MA
Visit Mar-Ke Baskets from our Basketry Links.
- Nicki Shaban - Braintree,
NE Basketmakers Guild - Miniature basket jewelry designer,
maker, instructor. Love teaching kids the art of basketry.
- Nina Webb-Lyndeborough
- Nantucket, MA
Basketmaker, instructor - traditional splint and Lightship
- Sharon Owens - Fall
Basketmaker, owner of Dreamweavers. Ribwork and antler
- Sharon Wilson Fuller
- Acton, MA
Traditional Nantucket Lightship Baskets.
- Judith Zafforoni -
Guide Winter Basketry Workshop/Tours to Mexico. Teach Pacific
NW Basketry Workshops; collect and weave with gathered native
materials such cedar, bark, etc.
- Sheri L. Van Duyn
- Spring Lake, MI
Wove my first basket at age ten and won a blue ribbon! Weaver
and teacher for over 20 years. Owner of Just Patterns
(Quarterly Basket Magazine).
- Andrea Herman
- Cadillac, MI
Weaving since 1986, member of the Association of Michigan
Basketmakers & The Woodland Weavers Guild
- Pamela Livermore
- Alba, MI
A real basketcase. I'm self taught and have been
weaving since 1989. Would love some info on shows in northern
- Sue Kaferle - Warren,
I just love crafting anything, but baskets are my passion.
I can't walk by a basket without trying to "figure it out."
I weave for gift giving and self satisfaction.
- Daniel J. Nye - Ishpeming,
Scratch black ash basketmaker. Also bark canoes and
- Nanette Anderson- South
Weaving baskets for sale for fun and for sharing. I
weave mostly with reed but enjoy materials and new designs
of all kinds. I live in beautiful southwest Michigan. Its a great
place to weave!
- Judy Clark - Mason,
I write a newletter for Crossroad Weavers Guild, I'm a member
- Gail Ouimette Marlow
- Iron Mountain, MI
I enjoy working with barks and black ash. Plans are to resume
- Nancy Schneider - Auburn
I am a basketcase. I am attempting to turn this in a full
time job. I love to weave.
- Sheri Van Duyn -
Spring Lake, MI
Teacher, designer, and weaver of Baskets. Owner of Just Patterns
- Nancy Otis Schuon -
Ann Arbor, MI
First learned to weave from my sister, Jane Ritter. Now attend
AMB convention annually and am a member of Crossroad's Guild.
We weave at Jane's house on Friday evenings.
- Terry Rhoades
- Lansing, MI
I am a part-time weaver. Also enjoy crocheting and stitchery
- Amy Sims - Monroe, MI
I am interested in contact with other weavers in Southeastern
MI or Northern OH.
- Andrea Herman - Cadillac,
Basket FANatic! Member AMB andWoodland Weavers guild. Weaving
is what I enjoy the most!
- Ann Lux - Monroe,
- Anne Caron -
Owner: Panier par Caron, 20+ years in basketry, 18th-century
historical re-enactor, musician, writer, teacher, Scout leader,
traveler. Currently studying Dutch and Scots Gaelic.
- Barbara Stebbins - Dearborn,
Weaving for a year and loving it! Too bad my paying job cuts
into my time!
- Bernadine Dosch -
I am a teacher and designer of Baskets by Bernie.
- Beth Haverkamp - Grand
I am a full time pharmacist and beginning basketmaker who
dreams of making baskets as a career one day!
- Beverly Seegert - Blissfied,
Specializing in custom orders; "black creek country",
313 Jipson St., Blissfield, MI 49228.
- Bill Schrader - Bath, MI
Basketmaker and instructor.
- C.M. Miller - Bay
Co. name Friendship Baskets, maker for five years and
loving it. Love to join a guild. Always looking for new pattern.
- Carol Zeller
- Battle Creek, MI
Retired gov. employee, weaver for 15 years, full time basketmaker
and teacher. Pres. Crossroad Weavers Guild, Mason, MI and member
- Cheryl Ritt - Bellaire,
Basketmaker, instructor, member of AMB, guild member.
- Chris Hamminga - Constantine,
I work full time; don't have as much time to weave as I would
like. I help teach 4-H baskets and enjoy helping them learn.
- Cindy Beadle - Royal
Weaver for 15 years. Turned hobby into full time work and
love it! Looking for guild in Detroit area.
- Claire Schnedler
- Royal Oak, MI
Member of AMB, mother of a collage freshman and love to weave.
Will test new patterns for teachers.
- Connie Vinci
- Mattawan, MI
Alias "Auntie Lavendar"
- Deb Blair - Port Huron,
- Deb Darr -
Ann Arbor, MI
Mom of 1 yr old boy, engineer, husband helps me to make time
for weaving, even built me a workbench! Also enjoy stamping.
- Debora Tuzzolino - Eastpointe,
I love working with natural materials especially birch and
- Diane Rigterink - Fennville,
Live to Weave.
- Donna Buck
- Canton, MI.
Self-taught weaver looking to share techniques and such.
- Eileen LaPorte
- Romeo, MI
- Gail Marlowe - Iron
Visit her Joyful Weft Basket Studio from our Basketry
- Jackie Carl - Norton
Summer Meadow Basketry.
- Jana Tafelski
Happily Weaving in Western Michigan.
Ritter - Brighton, MI
Have been weaving since 1983; wife and mother of 2 who have
early memories of going to basket supply stores.
W. Paulin - Escanaba, MI
I have been weaving for 18 years and you can always learn
- Jennifer Straus - Sterling
Graphic designer who loves basket making; learned from my
cousin 12 years ago and we still weave together.
- Jeri Griffin
- Cedarville, MI
Instructor & pattern designer with my Mother, Elda Nye.
- JoHoersten - Fremont,
Full time weaver of antler baskets for my business, Eagle
Rock Baskets , however am now getting into pine needle, gourds
- Joanne Jackson - Marshall,
Basketmaker, some teaching, and manufacture Weave Rite Tools.
- Jodi Shebester - Milan,
Teacher, designer, author, owner of The Basket House.
- Karon A. Sable - Maybee,
- Katherine Westphal -
Member of Thumb Weavers guild, new weaver (1 yr) but learning
(& loving) every day!
- Kathie Anderson -
I'm a summer weaver. Like to weaver on our deck! Wish we had
more classes in my area.
- Leslie Johnson - Adrian,
Avid weaver by day (and night!), married 31 years, doting
grandma, seamstress, floral designer.
- Linda Kotarba - Farmington
Basketweaver since 1986, member of the Mill Race Basket Guild
in Northville, MI.
- Loraine Zielinski
- Manistee, MI
Specialize somewhat in gourd baskets but also like other natural
- Marty Holihan - Clio,
Basketmaker, teacher, designer, and lecturer, and have been
weaving baskets since February 20 1990.
- Mary Lee
VanderMoere - Mason, MI
Employee at Michigan State University for 23 years; weaver
for 5 years. Member of Crossroad Weavers Guild, Mason, MI, and
- Mary Oakley - Harrison,
Award winning antler basketmaker. My passions are antler and
"large" baskets. AMB member.
- Nan Gorbics - Shelby,
Let me know what kind of antler baskets are you making.
Danielson - Manistee, MI
Teacher, member of the newly formed "Woven Hearts Basketry
- Pamela Woodbury
- Birch Run, MI
Baskets by Pam; weaver, designer, instructor.
- Pat Paul - Kalamazoo,
Birch bark is my favorite weaving material.
- Patti Page - New
I've been weaving ten years and love making all kinds of baskets.
- Poppy Hatinger
- Negaunee, MI
Baskets-like them all! Favorite black ash and traditional
- Robin Sarazin
- Houghton, MI
Mother of 6, library volunteer. Weaving baskets for the last
ten years and I just love it.
- Sandy Atkinson - Lennon,
Designer, author, PBS hostess, owner Atkinson's Country
House , 2775 Riniel Rd, Lennon, MI.
- Sandy Whalen - Milford,
Instructor growing willow that looks like this when it grows:
- Sue Szymanski
- Alpena, MI
One can never have too many baskets.
Myers - Birch Run, MI/Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Lightship Baskets, basketmaker Nantucket tours,
Pres. Assn. of MI Basketmakers.
- Jodi Olson
- Cottage Grove, MN
Looking for good reed at good wholesale prices
- Barb Kelly - Bigfork,
Making baskets for 15 years. Sell at craft sales.
Some teaching for community education. Retired teacher--a
real basket case.
- Clear Lake, MN Baskets with feathers, fur, bark,
and grasses interwoven is my specialty.
- Paula Bailey
- Odessa, MN
Make and sell baskets in our gallery, Big Stone Western Art.
Chair caner and instructor.
- Monie Martin - Bagley,
Baskets are my business, making, teaching and selling for
10 years. President of Headwaters Basketmakers Guild.
- Nancy Miller - Burnsville,
Teaching basketmaking for 12 years. Sell supplies in my shop
at 14812 Wildwood Road.
- Eve Sumsky
- Tenstrike, MN
Musician, teacher, editor of Headwaters Guild newsletter.
"Too many baskets, too little time!"
- Cathryn Peters
- Angora, MN
Business name is The Wicker Woman, 26 year veteran wicker
repair expert, teacher and author, making signature deer antler
baskets since 1990.
- Diane Sannes - Brooklyn
Always trying to make ends meet......
- Eileen Spilman -
Guild member, beginner weaver learning with my daughters,
speech and language clinician for the local school district.
- Gail Trygstad -
Two Harbors, MN
Basketweaver 11 years, teacher 9 years, co-owner of Inland
- Ingrid Spies - Winona,
I've been weaving for 10+ years and am always thinking about
what I can weave next. I'm a Basketcase for sure!!
- Karen Mitchell
- Robbinsdale, MN
I've been weaving for only three years during this lifetime,
but I feel like I've been weaving for hundreds of years.
- Louanne B. Hipp
- Hopkins, MN.
A basket case for life. Have been weaving for about 10 years.
- MaryJeanne Hemesath
- West St. Paul, MN
I don't drive and would like suggestions on how I might sell
- Molly Stahlke - Maple
Eaton - Ely, MN
Making baskets for gifts and knitting are my favorite crafts,
but there is never enough time..actually have to go to work!
- Sam Kuball -
Enjoy doing intricate woodburning on maple for baskets and
am blessed with a very basket-tolerant family.
- Sharon L. Robinson
- Lakeland, MN
I am an instructor and designer and love to weave baskets.
I am also a quilt maker.
- Sue Bajczyk - Hibbing,
Looking for other basketweavers in the northern MN area.
- Charlotte Smith
- Madison, MS
Pine needle basket maker of traditional and contemporary designs.
Award winnner of HGA and designer /creator of ornaments on the
MS State Tree in Washington.
McMahon - McHenry, MS
College English instructor who is avid basketmaker. I love
natural, foraged materials in freeform designs.
- Bonnie Schreckengast
- Laddonia MO
Have make baskets for lots of years. Love every kind.
- Sue Vunesky - Warrenton,
Interested in all types of basketmaking. Absolutely
love Nantuckets. Love taking classes and traveling.
- Ruth Andre -
I love basketry and hope to share the craft with beginning
basketmakers through my Wild Pony Basket kits.
- Ruth Ann Cleveland
- Sibley, MO
Been making baskets since 1984; taken many basket classes.
Now teaching through the library system. Love to work with church
groups and anyone eager to learn.
- Jan Milanowski - Cedar
Retired and basket weaving. Been weaving for a year and a
half and am addicted! Sooo many baskets, so little time!
- Celeste Voyles -
Basket Designs. I have been weaving for 9 years, teaching
for 6 years, and totally addicted to baskets!
- Marsha Ackerman
- Bonne Terre, MO
I have been weaving since l992 and loving it.
- Dee Coffer - Kansas
Beginner basketmaker, started 2 years ago. Love it. Looking
for fellow weavers in Kansas City North area.
- Kim Shirk - Lee's Summit,
Sundance Basketry- Love weaving and teaching... for past 5
years. My profession is Expressive Therapy... what a combination!
- Wanda Graham - Parkville,
I have been weaving for over 17 years and have taught for
the past 15 years. I teach basketweaving in my home, travel to
teach and own Gray-Homestead Designs
- Donna Whalen - O'Fallon,
I have been weaving for about 5 years and love it, love it,
love it! Looking for people to weave in the St. Charles, St.
Peters, or St. Louis area.
- Donna Boeke - Stockton,
I have been making baskets for 6 years. When my 14 year old
daughter weaves with me, it doubles my fun. I have taught a few
classes and enjoy sharing techniques with my basket-buddies.
- Barb Byrne - Vienna,
Basketweaver, instructor. Special interest in Native American
designs, coiled baskets, and gourds.
- Christina Miller -
Jefferson County, MO
Legal secretary, mother of two; weaver and instructor addicted
to basket making.
- Cindy Callahan
- St. Louis, MO
I love baskets! I specialize in custom-made baskets and teaching
a variety of basketweaving techniques in a very comfortable atmosphere
in my own home.
- Debbie Duvall - St.
I am addicted to basketweaving. I eat, sleep, dream of baskets.
- Debra Van Briesen
- St. Louis, MO
"In business and loving it!" Country Rose Basketry.
P. Shollar - Florissant, MO
Mother of 1 who loves baskets.
- Denise Rees - O'Fallon,
Weaver looking for classes & patterns.
- JoAnn Hemple - St. Louis,
Partner in The Spoke 'N' Reed specializing in basket
home parties, classes, basketry supplies and kitsand HAVING FUN!!!
- Judy Bradley
- Jefferson City, MO
Basketweaver/instructor. Special interest in traditional working
baskets and collector of antique baskets.
- Kathleen Derrick
- Parkville, MO
Basketmaker, textile weaver, member of MO Basketweavers Guild,
newsletter editor of Woven Circle Guild,Kansas City.
- Kim Sehnert -
Lee's Summit, MO
I've been weaving for 9 going on 10 years, and still learning.
- Pat Moritz - Florissant,
- Patrick Porter
- St. Louis, MO
I am 24 and have been weaving for 4 years. Looking for other
weavers in the St. Louis area.
- Paula Harrison
- Raytown, MO
Pres., Woven Circle Basketweaver's Guild, Kansas City, MO.
Like to try different baskets.
- Pete Connolly - New
- Rhonda Snyder -
Secretary and newsletter editorof MO Guild. Two children,
1 grandchild. Mostly "social weaver" due to other obligations.
- Rita Nardin - Ballwin,
Mother of two and employed bySt. Louis Community College.
- Sue Chatfield - Kansas
Weaver for 6 years, just beginning to teach; member 3 guilds,
chair of MO Basket Sampler Convention.
- Terri Hardy
- Kansas City, MO
Weaving for over 2 years and loving it.
- Jeanne Williams
- Ennis, MT
I have been weaving pineneedle baskets for over 23 years.
My art background in college has helped me with my intricate
designs for my baskets. I also tie flies for fly
- Faye Stukey - Kalispell,
Weave both traditional and contemporary baskets. Enjoy using
natural items, including antlers, gourds, willows, and more...
- Margie Reck - Cameron,
Weaving for 15 years, teach, love collecting & working
with natural materials
- Barbara Compton - Missoula,
Basketmaker/surface design. Love using non-recyclable materials
and also paper, native Montana plants and willow.
- Laili D. Komenda - Kalispell,
Basketmaker --antler handle and accents my 'favorites'.
- Phyllis Mayhew -
Basketry - relaxation therapy at my fingertips.
Hofman - Netherlands
I work at the Dutch National Basketry Museum of the Netherlands.
I studied at the German Basketry School for four years
and I specialize in skeined willow work.
Lapham - Meredith, NH
Birchbark basketmaker, teacher, member of the League of NH
Craftsmen and owner, The Basket Studio, 15 Sawmill Shores, Meredith,
- S. Dugan - Sanbornton,
Full time ash splint basketmaker, member - league of NH Craftsmen
- Bette Finnern -
- Cindy Limauro - Durham,
Nantucket Lightship basketmaker and instructor, member of
the League of NH Craftsmen.
- Dottie Routhier - Grafton,
Basketmaker, teacher, mom of 3 boys.
- Jennifer B. George -
Basketmaker 13 years, Shaker demonstrator, instructor, supplier.
Specialize in Shaker reproductions, but enjoy reed and Nantucket,
- Karen Johnson - Brookline,
Basketmaker and instructor, mother of 3 with husband who is
building me a website.
- Karen L. DeFelice -
Basketmaker, teacher, with two shelties who like to help.
Owner of Lakeshore Crafts & Collectibles and Great
North Woods Backpack Co.
- Karen R. Benoit -
Basketmaker for 7 years. Seamstress and mother of two boys.
- Linda Riggs - Weare,
- Lisha Kimball -
Owner of the BasketMaker's Shop, specializing in original
- Lucy Cote - Henniker,
- Marie Nerdahl
- Epsom, NH
Full-time basketmaker and mother of four children.
- Martha Wetherbee -
Newsletter and book publisher, author and teacher; nation's
authority on Shaker baskets.
- Rebecca Burke - Keene,
Aka The Basket Weave. Basketmaker, many years expierence.
- Suzanne Kapusta
- Concord, NH
Like to get together with others cause I'm lazy on my own!
- Twig (Lisa) Mather
- Salisbury, NC
Weaver, teacher, mom to one daughter (adopted from China)
and three Labrador Retrievers.
- Robin Cook - Boonton
Mother of 3. Took my first class with Sheri Craighead 8 years
ago and haven't stopped weaving.
- Helen Schwartz - Princeton,
I am a printmaker/painter and arts journalist who switched
to basketmaking and have never been happier
Amy Kolb - Essex Fells,
I am a weaver and teacher some of the time otherwise a nanny
to 6 children ages1-11.
- Denise Fisher - Bayville,
Baskets are my business!
- Grace Reese
- McGuire AFB, NJ
- Kathi Murray-Calvert
- Tinton Falls, NJ
Totally addicted aspiring basketmaker and folk artist, Mom
of 3 and wife of a very patient man. Member of Basketmakers of
NJ and NCBA.
- Martha Constain - Bound
Member Basketmakers of NJ, weaver, instructor.
- Mary V. Carty - Mt.
Basketmaker, instructor, mother of 2 young men, and co-owner
of Pinelands Folk Music & Basketry Center.
- Sheri Dobson
- Pennsville, NJ
Basketmaker, teacher, seller, stay at home mom of 2. Just
can't get enough of basketweaving!!!!!
- Sherry Craighead
- Kenvil, NJ
Weaver, designer, teacher with 10 years+ experiance. Addicted
to baskets with no hope of recovery!
- Suzzanne Heberer -
Originally from southern Illinois; I've been weaving for about
9 years. Would love to "chat" with anybody.
- Elaine Morrison - Santa
Taught various basketry classes in Boulder/Denver area for
17 years, work pictured on the cover of Splint Woven Basketry
by Robin Taylor-Daugherty.
- Joan Brink - Santa
Full time basket maker employing Nantucket lightship techniques
in large vessel formats with dyed coloristic designs currently
Santa Fe and nationally.
- Frances Wright-Magdalena,
New to basketry, work with reed and cane, pine needles, natural
materials. Looking to learn any way I can.
- Pat Wilson - Albuquerque,
- Charlotte A. Des Roches
- Santa Fe, NM
- Juli Niemann
- Santa Fe, NM
Landscape architect and archaeologist for the Forest Service.
Show my baskets in Amapola Gallery in Albuquerque.
- Lorna Pollock - Santa
Basketry teacher, owner of Wildwoods Craft Camp; Basket
- Molly Gerwe - Sliver
Weaver for two years, mother of two boys, adjunct college
professor. Weaving is my escape hatch... I'm hooked!
- Lisa Moree - Ithaca,
I have been weaving for about 15 years....started in North
Carolina where I had a shop, Mountaincraft Baskets. Recently
moved here to the Ithaca area and am preparing my work to put
into a local co-op.
- Laurie M. Bauch - Sanborn,
Basketmaker, instructor, member of BNJ - Always looking to
- Mary E. Skillings
- Dansville, NY
I weave teach, design and sell patterns. Was crazy enough
to weave 100 miniature provender baskets for favors for my daughter's
June wedding...a labor of love!
- Marie Schultz - Albion,
Weaving and teaching baskets for almost 20 years. Basketmaker
at Genesee Country Village and teach at Rochester Museum. Work
with ash, reed and willow.
- John McGuire - Geneva,
Weaver, teacher specializing in Nantucket baskets, supplier
of tools and supplies.
- Mary Marblo - Valatie,
I have been weaving for six years. Recently opened Woven Traditions
in Valatie offering a varied inventory of items by NY crafters.
- Barbara Blossey-Chuvalas
- Long Island, NY
Owner of The Basket Garden Farm Studio, 5229 Sound Ave., Riverhead,
- Fred Miller - Loudonville,
I am a volunteer basketmaker at the Hancock Shaker Museum;
introduced to the craft by John McGuire. Also a collector of
American Indian baskets.
- Anthony & Sandee
Zaborowski - Phoenix, NY
Opening a business weaving to sell, teaching classes &
going to craft shows.
- Mary McGonigal
Member of Fingerlakes Basketweavers Guild from Rochester,
NY. Enjoy teaching, weaving and sharing.
- Georgianne Muench
- N. Lawrence, NY
A farrier by trade, basketweaving started out being my stress
release. Now semi-retired, kids grown, basket weaving is now
my artistic expression. I work with naturals I gather and purchased
- Angie Maone - Wantagh,
Long Island, NY
Just started and anxious to continue.
- Ann French - Brasher
I am a basketmaker and a gourd crafter. I teach classes in
both mediums at my shop, French's Basket~Tree Shop on Barnage
- Bonnie Gale - Norwich,
Proprietor - English Basketry Willows. Many years of
experience in teaching willow basketry. Willing to answer your
willow questions. New York
- Cheri Branca
- Victor, NY
Enjoy sharing basket making ideas, create own stencils for
painting on ash strips.
- Christine Haley - Rochester,
Learned basket making at the Rochester Museum and Science
- Connie Adam - Clifton
Looking for weavers in the Albany, NY area.
- Debra Perry-Scott
- Walden, NY
I am a forever student, weaver, designer, and instructor.
I'm currently instructing Basic Weaving at the area AC Moore
stores as well as from home.
- Dolores Gatz - Long
Member of Long Island, E. Long Island, NE, IBA, NCBA, Westchester,
MI, and SC Guilds.
- Donna Weber
- Elmira, NY
Visit Donna's DW Baskets site from the Basketry Link
- Elizabeth Cheney
- Beaver Falls, NY.
Sole proprieter of Cheney's Basketry, always looking
for new ideas.
- Jeanne Bunnell -
Scipio Center, NY
Self taught basketmaker. Any area weavers out there?
- Joan Belles - Himrod, NY
Basket weaver for 13 years. Teach classes at my studio
overlooking Seneca Lake called the Waterfront Weavery.
Active member Finger Lakes Basket Weavers Guild.
Love to weave!!!
- Judy Flanders - White
I am a student, teacher, basketmaker and my local guild is
The Westchester Area Basketmakers Guild.
- Laurie Hunt
Salladin - Rochester, NY
Former craft shop owner and basketry instructor turned cosmetologist
returns to weaving!
- Leah Smith - Conklin,
Interested in meeting with anyone in this area doing basketry,
especially round weave basketry.
- Linda S. Allen
- Rome, NY
Basketmaker, designer, collector, instructor.
- Lisa Nortz - Croghan,
Adirondack pack basketmaker.
- Lois Ann Wolff -
Lake Luzerne, NY
Have been at weaving for about three years and am hooked on
Shaker-type baskets. Find weaving a relaxing interlude from my
work as an interim pastor.
- Mandy Miller
- Pittsford, NY
North Woods Basketry, c/o Mandy Miller, 14 Sundew Lane,
W. Henrietta, NY 14586.
- Margaret Moreno
- Greece, NY
Bremer - Otego, NY
Basketmaker for 14 years. I'm attempting to market pack baskets
and woven rainsticks.
- Mary F. Theriault
- Gouverneur, NY
Basketweaver for 10 yrs. Enjoy it very much.
- Mary Lathron - Rochester,
Elementary Art Specialist and basketmaker.
- Nancy Steele - Webster,
I have been weaving for 10 years.
- Pat Lugert - Hilton,
Looking for other weavers that meet or would like to start
meeting during the daytime to weave.
- Robyn Awand - Lanesville,
Have been weaving for over 12 years. Love it!! Member of Northeast
- Sabina Kneeland - Ithaca,
- Sam J. Saccoia
- Utica, NY
Have been studying basket making with Flo Hoppe and Bonnie
Gale for 4 years. Completely involved in basketry and have converted
my downstairs into a studio.
- Sharon Waters - Marcellus,
See link to Sharon's Baskets, Naturally under Basketry
- Susan Mereau - Massena,
I have been making baskets for about 5 years and enjoy the
pleasure of sharing my craft.
- Tony Figurilli - Medina,
Designer, teacher of basketry 15 years experience, enjoy creating
designs. Would like any input of new designs.
- Tracey Green
- Syracuse, NY
- Winnie Segal
- Hartsdale, NY
Editor of the Westchester Area Basketmakers Guild Newsletter.
- Peggie Wilcox
- Franklin North Carolina
I have been a basket maker for 25 years, and have been teaching
for at least 15 years. I recently quit my "real job"
to teach, weave baskets and make jewelry full time.
- Eva D. Green
- Pittsboro, NC
I am a fourth generation basket weaver.
- Joni-Dee Ross - Summerfield,
Owner of Handmade North Carolina Baskets - instructor,
designer, mother, wife, Clemson fan, president of the Delaware
- Donna Rose
- Ayden, NC
Basketmaker, instructor, designer; weaving for 23 years.
Member of NCBA & TBA. My patterns are sold by Carolina
Basketry, New Bern, NC.
- Linda F.
Smith - Forest City, NC
Crafty person, NCBA member, love basketmaking and trying out
new patterns but running out of space. Thank God for a patient
- Elsie Hodge - Newport,
Make pine needle pieces and splint baskets. Have taught pine
needle basktry for 30 years.
- Ruth Wippich -
Make baskets and enjoy experimenting with different types
of reeds and splints.
- Jim & Jimmie
Kent - Sneads Ferry, NC
Full time master basketmakers from our home studio. Traditional
and Nantucket baskets. Teacher, collector, pattern author, owner
Miss Jimmie's Basketry.
- Vicki Worrell - Rocky
Have been making baskets for about 16 years, teaching for
about 15 years, and own Sarah's Baskets in Rocky Point.
- Darlene Safrit - Troy,
Weaving since 1983. Teach a class at local community college.
Enjoy all types of Baskets. Member NCBA. Active and school and
church, work full time as office manager. Never a dull moment!
- In Memory of Onliner: Beverly Wilson - King, NC
Basketmaker and herb grower. See her "In Season"
website from our Basketry Links.
- Anne McFadyen
- Tarboro, NC
Basket teacher, basket lover and part-time basketmaker.
- Barb Cordell
- Charlotte, NC
- Barbara Good -
Love to make baskets!!
- Becky Anthony - Wilmington,
- Billie Ruth Sudduth
- Bakersville, NC
Teacher, collector, author and full time studio basketmaker
with work in the Smithsonian and American Craft Museum.
- Carolyn Harbour - King,
Pine need baskets instructor. "Baskets are made by hands
like mine, but only God can make a pine.
- Carolyn Kemp
- Matthews, NC
Basketmaker, artist, The Basket Book by Lyn Siler.
- Carrie O'Hara -
Hooked on weaving!
- Cathy Clontz - Indian
Hobbies - basketweaving and surfing the net.
- Cheryl Tilley
- Kernersville, NC
Basketweaver, teacher for 13 years, guidance counselor, church
- Connie Hughes - Winston-Salem,
Full time basketweaver and painter. Love to design new baskets
- my latest is a "Lazy Susan". My husband does my woodwork
and is the best handle cleaner in NC!
- Debby Collins
- Hubert, NC
Basketweaver and owner of Crafts Plus - "home"
of our local basket guild "Coastal Weavers".
- Diane Holzworth
- Goldsboro, NC
- Dianne Cottrell
- Winston-Salem, NC
- Dianne Kennedy
- Asheville, NC
Instructor and designer, co-coordinator of 1998 NCBA convention,
proprietor of Bungalowe Basics.
- Elizabeth Clark
- Havelock, NC
Author of Addicted To Baskets.
- Harold R. Evans - Zirconia,
Make garlic, onion, potato, match baskets and minitures professionally.
Member of S. Highland Craft Guild, Asheville.
- Jane Bruer - Chapel
- Juanita Carreon
- Havelock, NC
Have been weaving almost 5 years; weave at "Handworks"
owned by Kathy Libby. Member NCBA, Coastal Carolina Basketweavers
Assoc., Weavers Words and Spoke 'n Weaver.
- Judy Cote - Pittsboro,
Artist/basketmaker: Finding direction in basketry.
- Judy Lanier - Sanford,
Love to make minis with brown ash.
- Judy Wobbleton
- Williamston, NC
Co-founder of NC Basketmakers Assoc., basketmaker, instructor,
- Denise Pittman -
Teacher for almost twenty years. Basket weaver for over 10
years. Like to correspond with other weavers.
- Lynne Rooney Maynard
- Northboro, NC
Looking for other weavers in the central MA area, maybe a
- Marilyn Vunk - Traphill,
Native collected fiber basketmaker since l978.
- Mary Anne Langley -
Basketmaker since 1985, instructor since 1991, day job with
three attorneys, sell baskets on consignment as time permits.
- Mary Cody - NC
Eighty-three year old basketmaker and e-mailer. Love to talk
to people and exchange ideas, etc.
- Mary Kuhr - Raleigh,
Basket fanatic who loves to teach.
- Nancy DeVries
- Charlotte, NC
Weaver for 12 years, instructor for 10 years; love working
with all types of materials and enjoy all styles of baskets.
- Pamela Zimmerman
- Washington, NC
Full-time mother of two, Pine Needle Group Founder, learning
to coil other things. I like to correspond with other basketmakers,
also do surface design on fabric.
- Rachel Leshko
- Goldsboro, NC
Wife, mother and basketweaving addict
- Robbie Womble
Sykes - Edenton, NC
I have been a basketweaver since the late 80's. I weave,
design and teach basket weaving and own Bandon Place Baskets.
- Shirley Gunter - Pittsboro,
- Tami Daniel - Winston-Salem,
Pres. W-S Arcadia Basketmakers., VP NC Basketmakers Assn.;
mother of twin boys; Never enough weaving time, but a girl can
- Tina Russell
- Winston-Salem, NC
- Carleen Dobie -
Owner of Grams Custom Baskets, Etc. Weaving steady for
5 years. Love to learn new techniques.
- Sharon Dempsey
- Beavercreek, OH
- Ginger Lindamood
- Medway, OH
Weaving and watching the excitement of brand new weavers is
just the best! Love being teacher or student. Own
Precision Wood & Baskets with husband, Marv.
- Bonnie Easterbrooks
- Dayton, OH
- Sharon Klusmann
- Tallmadge, OH
Basket designer, weaver and instructor. Hooked for 16 years!
Own Cornerstone Baskets.
- Mary Beth Rosenberger
- College Corner, OH
I have been weaving for 8 years and teaching for 5 years.
I AM HOOKED.
- Deanna Wicks - Cincinnati
I have been teaching for over ten years and design my own
country basket creations.
- Anna Marie Lansman
- Wellington, OH
Weaving for fun, gifts & Braided Tail Baskets, my business.
I'm a member of the Medina Basket Guild and enjoy teaching small
groups, all ages.
- Kathy Woods - Columbus,
I love baskets, when I learned how to weave at my first class
I was hooked, forever.
- Gail Middleton -
Basketmaker and instructor
- Valerie Banfield
- Hilliard, OH
Weaver, instructor, and always a student. Holiday gift basket
orders have turned a hobby into a (very) small business. It's
too much fun!
- Andi Szanti
- Cincinnati, OH
- Angie Rhodus
- New Paris, OH
I am a weaver, teacher, and owner of The Basket Case.
Full time wife and mother of three. Love to hear from other weavers!
- Becky Wing-Cubberley
- Lakewood, OH
Jines - Fairborn, OH
Working nurse and sparetime weaver of useful baskets.
- Beth Ruemmele - Millbury,
Love to weave, sell at craft shows, Shady Acres Baskets.
- Bonnie Sherbinsky
- Lorain, OH
Crafting for 35 years, new basketmaker, wish I had had a chance
to start 25 years ago. Trying to make up for lost time! Must
have been a basketweaver in another life.
- Brenda Johnson - West
Weaving since 1983, teaching since 1994, also my new interest
is waxed linen necklaces. Weaving is my therapy.
- Brenda Traffis - Concord
I've been a basketweaver for about 6 years and a "Gourdhead"
for over 30 years!
- Carolyn J Abbey -
I am a weaver, teacher, and sell supplies.
- Char Ciammaichella
Basketmaker, beader, mother of 3 teenage boys, no other life!!
- Cindy Clark - Grove
I have been weaving for 10+ years. Enjoy weaving to take my
mind off of my outside pressures!
- Debbie Gring - Swanton,
Part time weaver, full time wife /mom and nurse.
- Eva Snyder - Tipp
Basket teacher and maker of stoneware pottery basket embellishments,
bases, handles, and author of many patterns. Owner/operator of
Union Station Studio.
- Gretchen Alberts
Hautzinger - Lebanon, OH
Avid basketmaker, teacher, and cat lover.
- Jeannie Roeck - Xenia,
I have been weaving for 8 yrs. and I just can't quit. I have
3 young children and also home school.
- Judy Dominic
- Harrison, OH
- Karen Wheeler - Columbus,
Love to make baskets - all kinds; teacher and sell at craft
Hughes - Columbus, OH
- Kelly S. Jaminet
- Ravenna, OH
- Kim K. Miller
- Dayton, OH
I'm hooked on baskets and I can't quit.
- Linda Braun
- Ashland, OH
Webmaven of Baskets, Etc.
- Linda Cosgrove - Twinsburg,
- Linda Mitchusson -
- Linda Rae
Pollitz - Ottawa, OH
Currently run Tisket a Tasket - Baskets by Linda Rae
as a part time endeavor and teach some classes.
- Margie Hayes - Loveland,
I get together with a few friends weekly to make baskets and
exchange new weaving ideas.
- Marilyn Becker - Centerville,
I am retired and stilling learning from every class, and just
- Pam Feix - Eaton,
Basket weaver, basket teacher and weaving keeps me from being
a Basket Case. :)
- Peggy Lawson - Middletown,
Novice weaver who is interested in learning as much as I can
- Phyllis Walla
Catania - Delware, OH
Editor of The Last Lash, Indiana Basketmakers Association
Hughes - Kenton, OH
I've been weaving, selling, and teaching baskets for 16 years.
I'm also a teacher, wife, & mother of one. I'll try any kind
of basket, but love braided rims & European country.
- Rose McConn - Cincinnati,
Member of Ohio Valley Basketweavers Guild.
- Rose Miklasevich - Dayton,
Mother of 3, a beginner basketweaver, volunteer at U.S.A.F.Museum,
also work in stained glass.
- Sharon Peto - Burton,
I have been weaving for about 15 years; member of Wildwood
- Sue Ann Allen -
Accountant and mother of 2 who makes baskets in her "spare"
- Susan King - Milford,
So many baskets - so little time!
- Terri Brenner - Cincinnati,
- Marilou Volkman
- Cincinnati, OH
- Linda Lou Alexander
- Finley, Oklahoma
I have been weaving for 15 years and still "hooked"
- Karen Scott -
I have been weaving for 15 yrs. and caning for 13. I teach
weaving when I can and enjoy the 2 guilds here in OK.
- Peggy Sanders Brennan
- Edmond, OK
A native of OK and a member of the Cherokee Nation, I have
been teaching the Cherokee wicker plaited double wall and twill
plaited baskets for 10 years.
- Linda P. Weible
- Tulsa, OK
I'm a retired teacher, after 31 years. I have been weaving
about 15 years. Love to make antler baskets.
- Denise Rounds - Tulsa,
I'm new at basket making but I love this craft!
- Edana Caldwell
- Woodward, OK
Basketweaver and teacher, specializing in double-wall baskets,
a Cherokee technique.
- Jeanie Penick
- Tulsa, OK
Teach a monthly class of basketweaving to a few friends. I
would love to start a guild or find other weavers at my level
to encourage me as I encourage my students.
- Marcia Balleweg -
Looking for other OK basketmakers who would like to get together.
- Mary Stone - Del City,
Secretary, member of Cherokee Nation of OK, weave and teach
traditional Cherokee double-walled baskets.
- Melanie Dilts - McAlester,
Mother of 1, been weaving for about 4 years.
- Stephanie Funk Conrad
- Bethany, OK
New but addicted. Looking for Okies who feel the same.
Christensen - Florence, OR
I mostly coil baskets with pine needles--or anything else
I can find in nature for color or variety. Just a fascinating
- Deb Curtis - Corvallis,
Basketweaver for 14 years, instructor, Cert.of Excellence
in Basketweaving, Chairperson for 1999 judging, Workshop Chair
for Columbia Basin Basketry Guild.
- Glenda Kohl
- Bend, OR
Mother of two, part-time professional pine needle basketweaver/artist.
Weaver for 20 years.
- Rita Shearer - Terrebonne,
Make pine needle baskets with a Native American influence;
love gathering in the Central Oregon High Desert area.
- Susi Rolf-Tooley
- Rainier, OR
Christian Basketmaker, gourd carver, most recently working
on carving petroglyphs in stone.
- Jackie Coleman -
Sell and make the baskets to any shape color.
- Ruth Emberg -
Weaver for 40 years, teacher for 19 years. "Bachemberg
- Alecia Ghilarducci
- Lancaster, PA
Mother or 4, I have woven 30+ baskets in my first 11 months,
does that qualify as an addiction? I would love to be e-mail
pals with other basketmakers!
- Maryann Gross -
Retired, make, teach, design, and sell baskets, love to incorporate
other crafts into my basketry.
- Angie (Longenecker)
Wagner - Kempton, PA
Woven Branch Designs - Basketweaving and Rush Seating
and also The Country Seat
- Billie Schwab -
- Bonnie Hay -
Happily weaving for 16 years--instructor, member of BNJ and
PA Guild of Craftsmen.
- Debi Geosits - Bangor,
Fourth grade teacher, wife, mother of two teenagers and because
of these roles I need baskets to relax. I have been weaving for
8 years and am a member of Lehigh Valley Basketmakers Assoication.
- Karlyn Shedlowski -
Membership Chair, Penn Jersy Guild. Pharmaceutical consultant.
Weave fabric and baskets; speciality is complex twill weaves.
- Linda Campbell -
See Linda's baskets from Cam-Com Enterprises from our
- Linda Clifton
- New Cumberland, PA
- Linda Mayo
- Shippensburg, PA
Rehabilitation counselor and mother of two teenagers - basket
making is therapeutic!
- Linda Moulton - New
Just starting a life of weaving.
- Lori Hopkins
- Lake Wallenpaupack, PA.
Would like to hear from other basketers.
- Lyn Levan - Middleburg,
- Lynda Martens -
Mt. Hope, Fairfield, PA
My Mother Doretta (age 77) andI weave together for the joy
of creating baskets that we LOVE and USE in every facet of our
- Mary Louise Rader -
Have been weaving for 10 years and teaching for 8 years. Love
to design new patterns.
- Mary-Jane B. Hart
- Linden, PA
Teacher of baskets & wheat weaving with sculpturing gourds
on the side. I'm lost in the maze and can't stop!
- Nancy Marshall - Lancaster,
Sharlene - Bensalem, PA
R. Yunkes - Cooksburg, PA
Owner, Patricia Baskets; teacher who specializes in
gourds and natural materials.
- Phebe Good -
Weaver for 15 years, teacher, market thru home parties.
- Ruth B. Emberg - Apollo,
Teacher, weaver, basket lover, owner of Bachemberg Baskets,
295 Bowman Lane.
- Tedd and Bonnie
Sherman - Trout Run, PA
Husband and wife team, making baskets 7 years and still married!
- Wenonah Riegel -
I am Native American and although I have only been making
baskets for a short time, I feel as if I am exploding with ideas
for new patterns and colorways.
- Mary Schultz
- Lima, Peru
Started making baskets in Saint Paul, MN. Now in Peru due
to my husband's work and looking for a teacher and/or friend
to weave with.
- Kate and Joe Conroy -
Teach, make and sell flat reed and Nantuckets. Kate is junior
high teacher; Joe is retired NCR tech rep.
- Nadezhda Appolat -
I live in Russia and I have been busy with willow weaving
for eight years. I feel a lack of professional communication.
- Pati English - Seneca,
Basket Weaving Instructor in my home studio or other Upstate
S.C. locations. Member Upper S.C. Basket Makers Guild, Resident
Artist with the S.C. Arts Commission.
- Jodi Shebester
- Concord, SC
Author, designer and teacher. Member NCBA board. Teaches in
16 states. Published 4 times in Crafting Traditions and 1 time
in Country Woman.
- Barbara Dengler
- Isle of Palms, SC
Contemporary basketmaker with 9 years experience seeking gallery
and teaching opportunities.
- Barbara Maher -
Parris Island, SC
Wife, mom, basketmaker and instructor.
- Jane Wilson
- Hodges, SC
Used to have a formal dining room; now has a weaving room.
- Judi Mounter - Seneca,
Love baskets of all kinds. Weave baskets and do chair seats;
work outside the home, so not enough time for weaving.
- Marianne Barnes -
Art teacher, I teach basket classes, member Upper South Carolina
Basketmakers' Guild and NC Association.
- Ms. Sam McKee - West
Used to belong to NCBWA, now in SC and looking for online
weaving friends. Converting old pumphouse into weaving studio,
love to design, dye, teach and weave.
- Ann Rohlf - Pierre,
Basketmaker, instructor, designer. Bead and basket shop owner.
- Ev Iddings
- Sioux Falls, SD
Aka Dakotah Weaver - Basketweaver, instructor, designer, chair
cainer, wicker repairer.
- Kris Rogerson - Rapid
Basketmaker using traditional methods with willow; also coiled
work with pine needles, waxed linen.
- Terry Rupert -
Pigeon Forge, TN
I specialize in teaching Nantucket Basketry in my shop in
Pigeon Forge, TN or your school location.
- Susan McRae - Chattanooga,
Basketmaker for 30 years, teacher for 10 plus.
- Sherry McClure - Germantown
,TN (suburb of Memphis)
Nurse and fulltime taxi for 2 teens. Weaving for 3 years;
wish I had more time. GOAL: to do craft fairs and have classes
in my home...within the next 5 years.
- Judith B. Davis - Knoxville,
Member ETBA, NCBA, Foothills Craft Guild. Weaver for 10 years.
Hedberg - Jonesborough, TN
School teacher, wife and mother making Nantucket Lightship
- Susan Waite - Paris,
I have been weaving for about 12 years and have won numerous
awards at fairs in TN.
- Virgil H. Davis - Knoxville,
Maker Shaker ash baskets. Member Foothills Craft Guild.
- Susan Ashley - Alington,
Basket weaver for 24 years (egg baskets, antler baskets, and
Brunson - Houston, TX
Taught myself to weave last year from all the wonderful basket
books I purchased and have found a hobby that is very gratifying.
- Arlene Zaloznik - El
I have been basket weaving for 4 years. I teach classes locally
and sell my baskets at local craft shows.
- Lorie Lawrence - Copperas
Basket weaving classes and special orders.
- Brenda McKinnon - Bedford,
I have been a basketweaver for 18 years. It is a hobby that
has stuck and turned into a business. I also teach and sell supplies.
Member of a local guild.
- B.J.Ellis - Houston,
Beginning basketmaker, self taught. Hooked for life.
- Denise Kimbrough - Santa
Contemporary basketmaker for 6 years and lover of fibers!
- Elaine Barron - San
Looking for other weavers in Texas. Where are you?
- Jean Cadmus May - League
- Judy Byrne
- San Antonio, TX
Anyone out there from the area? I feel I'm on a deserted island.
Would love to hear from you.
- Kim Bradshaw - Silsbee,
Weaving since 1991, turned into full time business.
- Laura Ashe -
I love to weave personalized "theme" gift baskets.
I teach beginners' basic weaving skills.
- Lynn B. Gammon - Houston,
Weaver/teacher - have baskets woven by my great-grandfather
- Monica Impellizzeri
- Conroe, TX
Imported basketweaver from MI. I have been teaching for 13
years and opened a weaving supply store 6 years ago.
- Ruth Padilla - Amarillo,
Pine needle weaving on pottery.
- Shelby Cefaratti -
Somewhere in TX
- Joyce Burnham - Chelsea,
I have been a basket weaver for about 15 years and weave mostly
traditional, country style baskets with reed and sell some of
my baskets in local gift shops.
- Rita Laferriere -
East Haven, VT
The Basket Place, 129 Community Building Road. An avid
basketmaker for 15 years, I enjoy making, selling and teaching
- Jesse Larocque
I am an Abenaki Indian. I make my baskets from
Black ash ... from the tree on down to the finished basket.
I teach in schools and for special events.
- John V. Snell
Jr. - Waitsfield, VT
Marshhollow Basketworks. Rustic country style baskets,
Adirondack packbaskets, lamps and bookends. Offer classes in
- Jackie Abram - Brattleboro,
Basketmaker and teacher, working with painted watercolor papers
and contemporary basket techniques.
- Carole Casavant - East
Merry Vigneau - Stow, VT
Director, Stowe Basketry Festival.
- Sandy Jefferis
- Jericho, VT
- Sue MacIntire -
I am a basketmaker, instructor & work in reed, black ash
& pine needles
- Karen Rothmann
- Leicester, VT & Northport, LI, NY
Basketmaker, instructor, founding member Long Island Basketmakers
- Mitchell Webster
- Dayton, VA
I weave baskets in traditional styles, finely detailed ribbed
baskets a specialty. My work is in several
art galleries as well as The Artisans Center of Virginia.
I also do most types of seat weaving.
- Cathy Cupp - Elkton,
I've been weaving & teaching for 17 years. I own
& operate Cupp Basket & Supply, a "basket
& supply only" retail store.
- Laurie Buckles
- Stafford, VA
I weave, I teach, therefore I am..............A BASKETCASE!!
- Ann Harrow Ridgeway
- Alexandria, VA
Baskets and wheat weaving all the time for this retired Government
- Billie A. Dorris - Virginia
- Brenda Urda - Springfield,
- Catherine (Katie)
Cook - Stafford, VA
- Cris Cougle
- Alexandria, VA
Retired Navy, weaving 8 years, teaching locally, craft shows,
own basketry business. Obsessed with weaving - total therapy
- Deb Warehime
- Ashburn, VA
All-type crafter who gets bored easily but not with baskets!
- Denise Susnir - Ft. Belvoir,
"Weaving for wellbeing and wealth".
- Diana Macomber - Alexandria,
Grew up in England, make geese and thatched birdhouses, love
experimenting with wild materials. Also teach.
- Elizabeth Tuttle Puckett
- Fort Defiance, VA
University Distance Learning Faculty Member who spends every
spare minute basketweaving or chair caning.
- Joel and Dawn
Simpson - Modest Town, VA
Home-based Christian teaching and weaving business - Fertile
- Lewis and Carolyn Megginson
- Suffolk, VA
A partnership in life for life. Baskets just bring us closer
(most of the time).
- Mary Normand - Virginia
Two kids, full-time job, antler and twill baskets, gourds,
brooms, French & Indian Reenactments, and Celtic music. Need
a hobby from my hobbies.
Schreiber Thompson - Roanoke, VA
Computer systems consultant, teaching locally and at conventions
for 5 years, weaving for 15 years; wonderful stress relief!
- Susan Reed-Fanfoni
- Verona, VA
As a weaver, designer and instructor of Folk Art Basketry,
I combine crafts and baskets to come up with unique designs and
I sell patterns .
- Susan Wilcox - Belle Haven,
Medical secretary by day, weaver by night.
- Susanna Butler - Grafton,VA
- Wanda Adsit -
Basketmaker for 16 years. Owner Wanda's Baskets & Country
Things, specializing in individual decorative country baskets.
- Peggy Hamilton -
I weave with Desert Fiber Arts, a subgroup of Allied Arts.
We call our weaving day our 'red tent' day. I'm the newest
member of the group. I am an engineer by training and love complex
- Karen Kaushansky
I have been weaving with natural materials for 7 years and
it has changed my view of the world....I look at everything in
terms of "Can you weave with it?"
- Alice Harrison - Renton,
Native basket weaving. Need to know where to legally harvest
cedar bark, cedar root, and bear grass in my area.
- Mary Lou Slaughter
- Port Orchard, WA
Duwamish basket weaver. Traditional red and yellow cedar,
coil cedar root baskets. Bent berry baskets, burden baskets.
Teach in home.
- Kay Harradine - Mount
As a basketmaker and instructor, I specialize in NW coast
techniques and materials, with a love on the side for willow
and wicker techniques and anything miniature.
- June Kerseg-Hinson - Olympia,
I have been an artist and teacher for 30 years, a basket weaver
for the past two. Currently, I am using paper to explore various
techniques and forms.
- Kate Patera Courchaine
- Bellingham WA
I work in Northwest Coastal basketry styles with traditional
materials. My baskets are availible for sale. I also teach basketry
- Rebecca Baillargeon
- Port Angeles, WA
Mother of 3 boys, looking to find people interested in weaving
Prevost - Redmond, WA
Basketmaker, instructor and mother of an active toddler :)
- Chrys Lunsford -
Doing baskets for 15+ years; pine needle, coil (rafia over
reed), egg baskets with natural materials and recently birch
bark. Featured in Basket Bits Magazine in 2001.
- DeDe Harris - Seattle,
VP Vi Phillips Guild, have been weaving for 13 - 14 years.
Love to weave with cedar bark, and NW sweetgrass (scurpis Americanis).
- Dorothy McGuinness
- Seattle, WA
- Gloria Cantor
- Yakima, WA
- Jill Green
- Seattle, WA
"I want to be a basketmaker when I grow up!"
- Jo Ann Hart
- Bremerton, WA
I harvest and use natural materials, primarily native NW coastal
baskets of cedar, beargrass sweetgrass. Interested in trading
- Judy Schindler -
Hooked on basket making, mother of 3 cats, wife of 1 husband.
Would love to hear from other basketmakers.
- Kathleen Whelpley - Spokane,
I am a weaver, spinner, florist, amateur genealogist/basketmaker
and mother of 3.
- Kaye Lervick - Cathlamet
(Puget Island), WA
Basketweaving for several years, Haida to reed to Wasco to
Mizuhihiki! Learned with red and yellow cedar in SE AK. Branched
out when moving to lower 48.
- Lynn Isaacson - Lynnwood,
Eclectic artist/craftsperson/workaholic. I have too much basketry
material - wish I had time to do something with it!
- Mary Irvine - Seattle,
Once in a while, I even get time to weave a basket...
- Renita Foust -
Port Orchard, WA
Learned on an egg basket kit 6 years ago and now I'm hooked.
Like to do all types of baskets. Very relaxing and enjoy the
- Richard Koss - Tacoma,
Basketmaker, instructor; I like making baskets so much I quit
my job to do it full time.
- Ruth Lascurain
- Cinebar, WA
- Sandy Catron
- Onalaska, WA
Massage Therapist by day and crafter by night. Enjoy weaving,
teaching basketry. Also enjoy creating stained glass, crocheting,
oil painting and more.
- Colleen McCartney
- Paden City, WV
Weave, teach and operate a small craft shop, Nook & Cranny
Crafts, from my home.
- Mike and Judy McDade
- Pickaway, WV
Own and make Jamit! Baskets. Started in 1994. Enjoy production
work and sell retail and wholesale.
- Midge Woiesko - Glenville,
Honeysuckle basketry, working at it for 8 years and someday
hoping to make a real living with my craft.
- Becky Young - Ripley
I'm a mother of 3 and grand-mother of 5 and have driven a
school bus for 21 years. Past President of the WV Basketmakers,
for 2-1/2 years. Teach and write patterns.
- Leslie Townsend
- Belleville, WV
Owner, Lee Creek Baskets, Lee Creek Road. Teach and demonstrate
baskemaking and am a stay at home mom of three, ages 11, 3, and
- Gail Hutchinson - Milton,
Teaching since 1985...instructor, designer and pattern writer
- Elaine Hite - Huntington,
I am a member of the WV Basketmakers Assn. I have been weaving
for about two years and I'm definitely addicted.
- Carol Ross - Glenville,
Partner in Bonnett Run Basketry and WV Basketry
- Elaine Sinclair - Bristol,
Dedicated weaver, teacher, love also to detail paint on oddities.
- Ruth Ann Stutler -
Lost Creek, WV
Dedicated weaver and teacher and vice president of WV Basketmakers
- Shelby Schmitt - Green
- Weaving for 7 years-love it-work full-time, weave when
I can. Want to do the "whole tree" experience... from
cutting to stripping to finishing... Someday...
- Sue Hamm - Rudolph,WI
I am addicted to basket making. I would like to learn any
and every technique.
- Anne Sorenson -
West Bend, WI
I love baskets, flowers, and Jane Austin novels.
- Mary Zutavern - Hubertus,
Owner of Basket Boutique
- Eileen Mirsberger - East
I'm the new owner of East Troy Basketry in East Troy, WI and
I'm having the time of my life! Basket makers are WONDERFUL people!
- Carol Yeske - East Troy,
Customer service agent-insurance. Just got started weaving
in May and I too am hooked! GREAT stress reliever.
- Mary Kay Van Handel
- Appleton, WI
Basket weaver, instructor, and hooked for life!
- Karen Booth
- Pewaukee, WI
Basket maker, bobbin lace maker, leather worker, and into
data base work at church. I sell leather handles for baskets
and design patterns in my spare time.
- Judy Knox - Glenwood
Nurse close to retirement; enjoy teaching, weaving, sharing
ideas; use butternut dye.
- Cathy Sengstock -
I am a weaver addict! Have been weaving for 3 years. Love
taking on new challenges.
- Ann Adkins - Baraboo,
Hooked weaver, member of Friendship Weavers Guild in Baraboo.
- Barb Booth - Green
- Barb Foster - Green
Obsessed with learning new basketweaving techniques.
- Beccy Blakey - Hamburg,
Baskets are my life! I have been making baskets for two years
and plan to for the next hundred years or so.
- Candice Heim-Breitenfeldt
- Chippewa Falls, WI
Mother of two boys; have become a real "Basketcase."
I am having lots of fun getting there.
- Char Braun - Madison,
Mother, decorative painter, quilter, & basketweaver...with
not enough time on her hands! Contact person for the Madison
Area Basket Weavers Guild.
- Faith Schlaeppi
- New London, WI
Run landscape gardening/design business-summer, weave natural
willow baskets-winter, mom-year round.
- Irene Kuiper - Racine,
I have been weaving for 5 years. Full-time special ed assistant;
weaving is my therapy. Married with kids.
- Jan Knutson
- Beloit, WI
Beginning basketmaker and crafty person.
- Julie Plier - Fredonia,
Variety crafter, recently hooked on basket making. Looking
for people to share info with.
- Kay Keuschel
- Shawano, WI
Weaver, designer, wife, and mom. Patterns available.
- Kelly Molitor - Racine,
Computer nut and basket-crazed.
- Kim Geraty -
Mother of five, homeschooler, teaching basketweaving classes
and loving it!
- Laura L. Kastelic
- Kenosha, WI
Basketmaker, teacher, collector.
- Linda Barkin - Appleton
Brand new at basketweaving but hooked.
- Linda Wankel - Neenah,
A mother of six who started to weave as a way to relieve stress!
- Lisa Carstens - Hartland,
At-home mom with 2 young children. Relatively new to basketmaking
and love it. Weave and share ideas with friends occasionally.
- Lynda Stimers Koeller
- Chippewa Falls, WI
Baskets 'n Bulrushes. Avid weaver and teacher in our
home on Lake Wissota using nature's weavers such as leaves, grasses,
- Marla Sunstrom -
Love all types of basket making! Weaver and teacher.
- Mary Zutavern -
Wife, mother of 2 teenagers, guild president, owner of Basket
Boutique , 3000 Beechwood Industrial Court, Hubertus, WI.
- Melissa Shew-Sherman - East
Weaving for 26 years. Owner of East Troy Basketry Co.
since 1990. Looking for new patterns and ideas.
- Nancy Bockhaus
- Eagle River, WI
Basketmaker and teacher setting up her own homepage.
- Renee Skiba - Milwaukee,
Interested in all types of basketry..especially working with
natural "found" materials. Work with pine needles,antlers
and beads. Many ideas, too little time.
- Sandy Ringwall - Greenfield,
Nurse in busy surgical serivce, have been weaving for 3 years.
Favorite words are "reed" and "read."
- Susan Vogel
- Shawano, WI
Basketmaker, instructor and designer.
- Tammy Van Koningsveld
- Mazomanie, WI
Just learning how to weave and loving it. Looking for unique
baskets to make.
- Teri Casper - Arkdale,
I love making personalized baskets but there is never enough
time to try all the new patterns.
The remaining people on our list didn't send us their location.
We'll be happy to move you into your state list if you'll send
us your info.
- Joyce Perryman
Private duty licensed CNA while crafting everything imaginable
from natures precious needles...1997 is my jewelry year!"
- Karen Kaushansky
I have been weaving with natural materials for 7 years and
it has changed my view of the world....I look at everything in
terms of "Can you weave with it?"
- Terri Trogdon -
Work full time, spare time baskets and this 'puter.
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