Size: 13" x 10" (base) Height: 15"
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Originally made for Michael Sims' niece, Melissa, in December 1999, this popular basket is generously sized and easy to make. It's a great beginner project.
Tools needed: Scissors or Shears, Pencil, Chip Carving Knife or Hand Plane, Clothespins (spring type), Container to hold water, Measuring Tape, Basketry Packing Tool or Bone Folder, Plastic Twist Ties or Cable Ties, Spray bottle for water.
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Calculate Supplies for 1 to 20 Mellisa Baskets with the Basket Supply Calculator. The Supply List gives you the least expensive way to purchase the supplies for your quantity of baskets. View on-line or print to your printer.
Materials / Supplies
|Description||Item||Add to Cart|
|75 ft. - 3/4" Flat Reed - Stakes and Weavers||Item 1034P||Add*|
|50 ft. - 5/8" Flat Reed - Weavers||Item 1058P||Add*|
|20 ft. - Dyed 1/4" Burgundy - Weavers||Item BU14F||Add|
|5 ft. - Dyed 1/2" Flat Reed Navy Blue - Weaver||Item NB12F||Add|
|20 ft. - 3/8" Flat Reed - Weaver and Filler||Item 1038F||Add|
|1 ea - 12" Notched Handle - Handle||Item 5852E||Add|
|10 ft. - 1/2" Flat Oval Reed - Rims||Item 3312F||Add|
|5 ft. - #7 Round Reed - Rim Filler||Item 2070F||Add|
|2 yds. - 1" Red Shaker Tape - Handles||Item 2619Y||Add|
|25 ft. - 1/4" Flat Reed - Lashing||Item 1014F||Add|
*This item has been rounded to 1 pound / coil because it is less expensive to purchase 1 pound than to purchase the foot quantity.
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