Beautiful handmade baskets and basket kits

Acorn Basket by Pam Cunningham, Penobscot, Maine
Acorn Basket by Pam Cunningham
Penobscot master-basketmaker Pam Outdusis Cunningham and her then 18-year old son Jacob Cunningham of Hampden, Maine made this traditional style acorn basket in 2014. Made of hand-pounded brown ash and sweetgrass. This basket measures 4" x 3.5" x 3.5". This museum quality basket is signed and dated on the rim. Proceeds benefit Shaker Village's Maine Native American Summer Market and Demonstration.
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Micmac Potato Basket
Ash-splint Micmac Small Potato Basket
Made from hand-pounded, scraped, and carefully gauged ash splints by Micmac basketmaker Michael Silliboy of Houlton, Maine (a regular participant in Shaker Village’s annual Maine Native American Summer Market each August).  Among Maine’s oldest, continuing traditional crafts. This Small Potato Basket is a round basket with a double-lashed rim and a single stationary bentwood handle. 10” diameter and 10” tall.
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Fred Tomah Maliseet Gathering Medicine Basket
Fred Tomah Medicine Gathering Basket
This stunning beauty is the Maliseet Medicine Gathering Basket handmade by Fred Tomah from the Brown Ash tree. Fred is a Maliseet master basketmaker from Houlton, Maine. It measures 9.5" wide by 11" tall to the top of the handle. Used for gathering various medicines of the forest by the People of the Wabanaki. This museum quality basket is signed, dated, and numbered and would add a distinct flair to any setting. Proceeds benefit Shaker Village's Maine Native American Summer Market and Demonstration.
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Micmac Egg Basket
Ash-splint Micmac Egg Basket by Michael Silliboy
Made from hand-pounded, scraped, and carefully gauged ash splints by Micmac basketmaker Michael Silliboy of Houlton, Maine (a regular participant in Shaker Village’s annual Maine Native American Summer Market each August).  Among Maine’s oldest, continuing traditional crafts. This Egg Basket is a round basket with a double-lashed rim and single stationary bentwood handle.  Approx. 10” diameter and 20” tall.
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Carolyn Kemp Handwoven Garlic Keeper Basket
Garlic Keeper Basket by Carolyn Kemp
A great and stylish way to keep your garlic fresh. Place on your counter or hang by the handle to keep your garlic well ventilated and lasting long. Woven reed basket with natural walnut stain. This basket is handwoven by our neighbor, Carolyn Kemp of New Gloucester, ME. Carolyn is an accomplished basketmaker who teaches basketry workshops with us. Each basket is unique and measures approximately 7" long and 5" wide with 4" hanging handle. Please note: handle is now made of flexible jute rope. Photo will be updated soon.
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Birch Bark Baskets
Small Birch Bark Baskets by Carolyn Kemp
Your choice of these small Birch Bark baskets. The Little Open Basket (left) measures approximately 3" x 3" x 3" and the Aspen Ridge Keeper basket with woven star (right) measures approx 2.5" x 2.5"x 2.5", both made with Maine birch bark. These baskets are handwoven by our neighbor, Carolyn Kemp of New Gloucester, ME. Carolyn is an accomplished basketmaker who teaches basketry workshops with us.
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Space Dyed Basket with handle
Small Space Dyed Handled Basket by Carolyn Kemp
Gorgeous and colorful space-dyed basket with handmade handle. These reeds were hand-dyed by Carolyn in earthy tones ranging from red to blue and purple. Measures approximately 7" tall (with handle) x 4" x 4". This basket was handwoven by our neighbor, Carolyn Kemp of New Gloucester, ME. Carolyn is an accomplished basketmaker who teaches basketry workshops with us.
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Watercolor Paper Fancy Basket by Carolyn Kemp
Watercolor Paper Fancy Basket by Carolyn Kemp
From her "One of a Kind" series, this beautiful handwoven basket by Carolyn Kemp is made from hand painted watercolor paper in a fancy basket design. Measures approximately 4.5" x 5" x 5" This basket was handwoven by our neighbor, Carolyn Kemp of New Gloucester, ME. Carolyn is an accomplished basketmaker who teaches basketry workshops with us.
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Wine Basket by Carolyn Kemp
Wine Basket by Carolyn Kemp
Wine carrying basket by Carolyn Kemp makes the perfect hostess gift filled with a couple of bottles of your favorite wine. A great way to store and display wine on your counter top. Hand dyed reeds woven into a large handled basket with woven dividers in the basket.  Measures approximately 14" x 11" x 6.5" This basket was handwoven by our neighbor, Carolyn Kemp of New Gloucester, ME. Carolyn is an accomplished basketmaker who teaches basketry workshops with us.
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Basket Weaving 101 kit - 1 Quart Berry Basket
Basket Weaving 101 Kit – 1 Quart Berry Basket
Basket Weaving 101 Kits simple and functional baskets for first time weavers that includes easy-to-use, photo illustrated instructions. These kits are perfect for children and adults who want to create their own baskets using age-old methods and techniques. Ages 8 and up. You will receive the full kit (finished basket is for display), color stripe may vary from kit to kit. Fun for adults and children alike, many of our customers like to purchase a few different basket kits to weave side-by-side with their children. The 1 Quart Berry Basket is a great versatile basket that can be displayed on its own or filled with little odds and ends. Basket dimensions: 6" x 6" x 4"
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Basket Weaving 101 kit: Adirondack Pack Basket
Basket Weaving 101 Kit – Adirondack Pack Basket
Basket Weaving 101 Kits simple and functional baskets for first time weavers that includes easy-to-use, photo illustrated instructions. These kits are perfect for children and adults who want to create their own baskets using age-old methods and techniques. Ages 8 and up. You will receive the full kit (finished basket is for display), color stripe may vary from kit to kit. Fun for adults and children alike, many of our customers like to purchase a few different basket kits to weave side-by-side with their children. This Adirondack Pack Basket has a beautiful shape and would look great hung on a wall or placed on your stairs. Basket dimensions: 7" x 5-1/2" x 8-1/2"
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Basket Weaving 101 kit: Beth's Market Basket
Basket Weaving 101 Kit – Beth’s Market Basket
Basket Weaving 101 Kits simple and functional baskets for first time weavers that includes easy-to-use, photo illustrated instructions. These kits are perfect for children and adults who want to create their own baskets using age-old methods and techniques. Ages 8 and up. You will receive the full kit (finished basket is for display), color stripe may vary from kit to kit. Fun for adults and children alike, many of our customers like to purchase a few different basket kits to weave side-by-side with their children. Beth's Market Basket is a great little tote-along basket and is wonderful for storage on an accent table. Basket dimensions: 11" x 7" x 5"
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Basket Weaving 101 kit: Mail Basket
Basket Weaving 101 Kit – Mail Basket
Basket Weaving 101 Kits simple and functional baskets for first time weavers that includes easy-to-use, photo illustrated instructions. These kits are perfect for children and adults who want to create their own baskets using age-old methods and techniques. Ages 8 and up. You will receive the full kit (finished basket is for display), color stripe may vary from kit to kit. Fun for adults and children alike, many of our customers like to purchase a few different basket kits to weave side-by-side with their children. This Mail Basket is made to hang on your wall with a Shaker peg, a hook, or a nail. Basket dimensions: 6" x 3-1/2" x 6"
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Basket Weaving 101 kit: Weaver's Choice Basket
Basket Weaving 101 Kit – Weaver’s Choice Basket
Basket Weaving 101 Kits simple and functional baskets for first time weavers that includes easy-to-use, photo illustrated instructions. These kits are perfect for children and adults who want to create their own baskets using age-old methods and techniques. Ages 8 and up. You will receive the full kit (finished basket is for display), color stripe may vary from kit to kit. Fun for adults and children alike, many of our customers like to purchase a few different basket kits to weave side-by-side with their children. With the Weaver's Choice kit, you can make your choice from two styles of cute little baskets! Basket dimensions: 3" x 3" x 6-1/2"
not rated $16.50 Add to cart