Arizona Tray is a soft reflection of the Southwest. It is subtle, yet you know it has Southwest origins. Tray is twined with cotton cord and 7 ply waxed linen. The beads are glass and solid copper. The outside edge can be left round or use some "pie-crust pinching" for an octagon look. Tray is recommended for all levels.
Indian Paint Brush
Mexicali Basket matches the tray by the same name. The basket is done in the bright colors that you would see in Mexico or the Southwest. The blackbackground sets off the other colors. The very top bead is silver lined and appears to "light up" as you turn the basket. Basket is recommended for all levels.
Some previous waxed linen experience is most helpful.
Mexicali Tray almost speaks to you in Spanish. It flaunts the bright colors of Mexico or the Southwest. The bead nearest to the outside edge is silver lined and appears to "light up" as you turn or move the tray . Tray is twined with cotton cord and 7 ply waxed linen threads. All beads are glass. Brighten up your home with this special basket. Tray is recommended for all levels.
Measures 4" wide x 1 1/8" deep.
Rio Dosa is a twined basket designed especially for the beginning weaver of waxed linen. It has a bead design, plus several woven designs. The bottom has a radiating sun patten, extending for several colors. The bead design lends a slight undulating look to the basket, as well as causing the basket to slightly pucker. Rio Dosa is twined with 1mm cotton cord. A dual tie in the front with black square beads complete its look.
Wildflower Tray is a combination of cool ,soothing colors of
Waxed Cotton Cord Basket & Tray Kit Sets
Tallulah Basket - Tallulah basket and tray has a number of designs and is woven with waxed cotton cord in three sizes. The glass beads, in three sizes, help create it’s unusual shape. The shape might look hard, but is easy to achieve as I walk you through each step. The beads also make the designs undulate as your basket progresses. Recommended for intermediate and above.
Measures 3-3/4" High X 4" Widest point
Tallulah Tray - The soft earthy colors of this tray draw you in. Woven completely of cotton cord, in several sizes. The larger beads enhance the feel the basket and also make the tray ripple and undulate. All of the colors are brand new and are a part of the thread exclusively on my website. The basket is for all levels.
Navajo Tray & Basket - This basket and tray are soft, light Southwest colors. The terra cotta and light teal blue, with the bold black makes for a perfect combination for the designs. One newer and a brand new twining are included to advance your skills. Several sizes of glass beads are also used in the same colors. Recommended for those who have woven my kits before, because of the two newer twines.
Tray 5" across X 1-1/4" deep
Apache Tray & Basket - This set has a bolder, yet very warm Western look using the Native American colors of tan, black, red & copper. It is such a beautiful combination of colors - they are just hard to beat. Glass beads in two sizes make the pieces undulate. The copper wire is fairly soft and easy to work with. Recommended for intermediate and above.
Arizona is done in the light, soft colors of the southwest. It was created in October 2005, with the beginning to intermediate weaver in mind, but can be done by all levels. The light tan color that is the background is a brand new color of cotton cord, that I had been asking for, for two years. The one group of beads gives the basket an undulating look and also make the Basket appear to ripple. The black lines accentuate the desert colors of the basket.
Indian Paint Brush Basket - Remembering all the wild flowers in Texas, Arizona & New Mexico, when I traveled there, I wanted to make a basket and tray with warm, but different colors. This basket has two new beautiful beads, plus a couple of beads I use at other times, that you will love. I used the white to make the softer colors pop out at you. The black also sets off the other colors. It is twined with three sizes of waxed cotton cord and three sizes of glass beads. It is recommended for all levels.
Indian Paint Brush Tray - Out ofa number of beautiful new beads and threads to work
Pansy Basket - The soft colors woven into Pansy Basket are like the warm faded colors in an old quilt. They just all blend together. Most of the beads are brand new, so that, too, lends a special look to the basket. The beads are several sizes and are all glass. Those very beads make the basket pucker and give it it’s special shape and look. This basket is recommended for intermediate and above weavers.
Measures 3-1/4" high x 3-7/8" across
Price $37. 00
Pansy - I have always loved pansies, even as a child. I wanted to make a tray that reflected the look of them. There are some brand new colors of cotton cord that I have never had in a tray before, until now. Matching beads cause the tray to undulate and catch the light. The beads are all glass. This basket is for all levels.
Measures 4-5/8" across x ½" deep.
Rio Dosa was created in December 2009 to match the Rio Dosa Basket. It has a warm Southwest flavor. It is for all levels. It is done with cotton cord and 7 ply waxed linen threads. The beads, which make the basket pucker, are glass.
Rio Dosa measures 4" across X 1-1/4" deep.
Wildflower Basket matches the tray by the same name. The basket is done
Measures 3 3/8" high x 2 3/4" wide.
Ombre Tray - A flash of inspiration, some pretty waxed cord, some glass & copper beads and it all became Ombre. I have taken a number of pictures, but they do not capture the essence of this tray. All the colors fit together perfectly, the first time, for me. The tray is twined with three sizes of waxed cotton cord and several sizes of glass & copper beads and some copper wire. The tray also has a “new” design in it that looks like small beads.
Size - 4-3/8" across X 1" deep
Ombre Basket - When I created the tray, I just knew I had to make a
basket to go with it. The basket is woven with three sizes of waxed cotton cord and also has several sizes of glass and copper beads. Even tiny
rust beads adorn the bottom of the basket. Very flexible copper wire is
also twined in the center of the basket. The basket also has a “new”
design that looks like small beads.
Size - 3-1/8" High X 4" across top rim