Purple Tower

By Cael Chappell

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I made “Purple Tower” with some of my favorite colors and also using heavier linen threads. This was my first basket using 12 ply spokes and 7 ply weavers. It makes the basket very stiff and strong but it also made it more difficult to weave. The lining on this basket turned out great; it hugs the counters on the inside of the basket to make the interior wall.

Fiber/Decorative (Waxed linen thread)

3 x 3 x 4 inches

About the artist

Cael has been weaving primary in waxed linen thread since 2017, but he has diligently worked for decades to promote artisans in Africa, primarily basket weavers, for more than 30 years. Cael's personal work has been shown in juried exhibits such as "Small Expressions 2020" from the Handweavers Guild of America, "Yarn, Rope, String" by the Fiber Art Network, "Craft Nouveau: An International Fine Craft Competition" by Blue Line Arts, "Members in Print 2" and "Basketry Now" by the National Basketry Organization. His work has appeared in Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot, Basketry+, and Fiber Art Now magazines. Cael often gives presentations to weaving guilds and groups across the country. ...Read MoreRead Less
Media: Fiber/Decorative
Category: Home/Decor

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