A bit ugly and off balance, but I made a couple baskets out of old straws. Learned a lot about how to manipulate the material, so in teh future I should be able to do it better. Thinking of ‘pre-flattening’ the straws to try and make them get tighter in on the weave and not toss the pattern into disarray.
Oh well, good practice!!!
My second Onion basket!! Made in about 3 hours, start to finish, including times of seeting back in water to re-soak. Got the technique down a little better and made a few mods in the process of my own, trying to figure out the different things I can do with this medium. Looking into some natural dyes for coloring, so I hope to share some of those attempts (as well as more basketry) in the future!!