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3 bags and a backpack

I got awarded for 4 baskets. The baskets i participated with, is the series of backpack, creel and two bags – Eir – Lin – Sol – Var They all have wooden bottom, and leather lids and straps. With this I got the third place. With different willow, and color on the leather the baskets can have …

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Perigord kurv

For many years this has been my favoritt basket. I dont know how many i have made over the years, but everytime I try is as bit a challange as the previous. I will keep on practicing on my beloved Perigord basket. I mange år har denne type kurv vært min favoritt. Jeg vet ikke …

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Twill Baskets

My big thing right now is to make willow skeins or willow splinters. Willow bark baskets I have made for several years. Every spring I harvest bark from different trees in the forest and since I grow willow, the bark is easy to come by. I always use bark from trees that are at least 2-5 years old. …

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