By ML Basket Designs, Marsha Leavitt



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The wooden base has been wood burned with the image of the fallen leaf on the forest floor. The sides are coiled with pine needles and waxed linen in two different stitches. Walnut slices adorn the ends and the top is black dyed pine needles with the top row having the caps left on. It is finished with bee's wax for strength.

Mixed Media (Pine Needle Coiled Basket)

12.5 x 8 x 3.5 inches

About the artist

Marsha retired in 2016 and made her 25-year hobby in basketmaking her full-time passion. She has shown her work in several galleries, including Spectrum Art Gallery in Centerbrook, CT and Sawmill River Gallery in Montague, MA. Her work has also won several awards: 3rd place in the professional division of the Northeast Basketmakers Guild; 1st place in the mixed media category of the Arizona Gourd Society. One of her wall pieces is in the National Basketry Organization’s Every 1 show currently on-line. Marsha is a long-time member of the National Basketry Organization and the Northeast Basketmakers Guild. She served on the board of the Northeast Basketmakers Guild for 4 years and helped organized the annual gathering in 2019. With a BA and MA in education, she is an excellent teacher. She has taught basket classes for Interterm at Smith College, at libraries and in her studio. ...Read MoreRead Less
Media: Mixed Media
Category: Home/Decor

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