Basketry Blog Post 10/29/19


Here are the results of a pack basket making workshop at the Cambia Community in Louisa, VA the weekend of October 25-27. Photos by Taylor Logsdon.



Raw material: Rattan strips purchased from Inter-Mares Trading Company, Lindenhurst, NY



Weaving the bottom with a simple over-under pattern, with strips of flat-oval reed strengthening the basket



Inside of bottom, completed



Basket with sides built up, showing one strip split to create and odd number of verticals



Very handsome new pack basket with straps, made by Taylor Logsdon


The Primitive Naturalist

Jeff Gottlieb

Whittier, North Carolina

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