Tuesday, May 18, 2010

A round tray with elephant gray basket edging.

Earlier in the month a retired teacher from Pakenham dropped off basketry supplies she no longer had any use for. Among the supplies were several predrilled bases. This afternoon, I used one of these after I had sanded it and added a coating of beeswax.

The round cane, dyed Elephant Gray, fitted nicely through the predrilled holes to form the stakes. I used round and flat can then as weavers, adding black pony beads as handles.

The overall result looks pretty good. I added the tray to the inventory in my Etsy shop.

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