Basketry

Category: Arts, Crafts, and Hobbies
Skill Level:  2
Original Honor:  1937 Revised 1944
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Originating Institution:  General Conference

 

Requirements:

1. Know the names of two countries where Rattan (cane) is grown.

2. Explain how to treat pithcane (reed) before weaving.

3. What tools would you use for:

a. Cane basket making?

b. Raffia or Indian basket making?

4. Define:

a. Weaver singeing

b. Crushing

5. Explain how to:

a. Mend a broken spoke (stake).

b. Join a weaving rod (reed).

6. Name two kinds of bases used in baskets and tell in which type of basket each one can be used.

7. Describe how to lay:

a. A footridge border

b. A three-rod border

8.  Do the following: simple weaving, slewing, and bi-spoking, and stitch a raffia base.

9. Make a cane sandwich tray with a wood base.

10. Make a hot roll basket with a woven base.

11.  Make a round hot pad six inches (15.2 cm) in diameter in Raffia or Indian basketry.