There's two kinds of people.
Those who love to make tiny things and those who do not.
Well, I guess there are other kinds of people in the world, but we won't go there right now.
Any new craft I learn, I've got to figure out how to make a miniature version.
And so it is with coiled baskets.
Another thing I love is untangling embroidery floss. When all the threads are neatly in their proper places, I feel like I've won the battle and can go forth into the world with no fear.
So, one day, after untangling a big scraggle of floss,
I thought "why not make a little basket?" Then I made more... and I even make some coiled buttons - which lead to coiled pendants and pins.
I have a post coming up about those other projects later, but for now, I'm going to show you how to start this little coiled basket.
Here's the first lesson - how to start the coil
Want to learn more?
I have eight more videos in the series, where I teach you...
- four different wrapping techniques
- how to create the shape
- how to start and end the colors
- how to finish it up - nice and tidy
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