Thursday, May 24, 2018

Final Day, Final Basket

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Final basket of class of the Eric Taylor Basketry Workshop, the Cottage Tool Tote Jr. Like the other baskets we made over the four days, this basket is woven of brown/black ash with cherry wood base, rims and handle.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Third Day, Third Basket

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Third day of class and third basket, a Triple Diamond Wine Tote Jr. The basket is woven of brown/black ash with cherry wood base, handle and rims.

Monday, May 21, 2018

First Day, Final Basket of the Series

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Finished off my nest of three Cottage Garden Baskets with the baby of the set. We started this set a few years ago with the largest of the three. Like all of Eric Taylor's baskets these are woven out of brown/black ash with cherry wood rims and handles. Unlike many of Eric's designs, these feature a woven bottom with cherry wood runners, instead of a solid slotted base.

Friday, May 4, 2018

Bird Brain

baltimore oriole
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My mom is so excited that they have at least 5 male orioles visiting right now. She’s seen a few females as well, so hopefully a couple of pairs will nest and stick around.

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UPDATE: As of right before Mother's Day all of the orioles seemed to have moved on, or at least Mom hadn't seem them in the past few days leading up to the weekend. When I was home I did get to see a couple of indigo buntings.