How to make a round willow basket base

How to make a round willow basket base

In this 30+ minute tutorial you will learn how to start a base, the slath, tying in the slath, an underfoot base, how to join butts to butts and tips to tips, the lock joint and finishing off. 3 camera angles make the comprehensive instructions easy to follow.

This base can also be used to form the centre piece of a willow flower or make a platter or tray.

Mastering the skills required to weave a round willow base and basket is important. A weaver can then move on to more complex and decorative pieces.

How to make a round willow basket base

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  • Making the base

    Learn how to start a willow basket by making a willow base. This base can also be adapted to form the centre piece of a flower or could be used to make a stand or tray.
    In this 30+ minute tutorial you will learn how to start a base, the slath, tying in the slath, an underfoot base, how to join b...

  • Glossary of Terms

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  • Base - key timings

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