Getting Crafty

We went out to Chris's place near Alsea one sunny Sunday and she taught us how to make these classic Williamsburg baskets.  

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I was too busy tracking over, under, over, under to snap too many pics but I managed to get one of Laura - crafty fashionista working with her shades on.

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And voila the finished piece made with palm reed and an oak handle.  I still need to stain mine with Watco. 

 

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Chris was really a good teacher and made it go really smooth and easy! Plus we got a garden tour in which I lusted after each and every columbine and enjoyed a spectacular potluck. Such a nice Sunday afternoon.