How to Make Birch Bark Baskets
John Yost brings you "How to Make Birch Bark Baskets." This book has over 30 illustrations and photographs along with detailed instructions to make creating your own birchbark basket easy and fun.
The pictures are carefully chosen to show you exactly how to make baskets with white birch bark. It's easy to follow along and after making your first basket, you'll look like you've been making baskets for years. The book has instructions for two different kinds of birch bark baskets, a round basket and a more traditional birch bark basket. "How to Make Birch Bark Baskets" includes pictures of baskets and text describing how to harvest birch bark, where to find sewing material and how to put your basket together quickly and easily. You will also discover how to prepare and store materials for making birch bark baskets later. Every facet of gathering, storing materials and making two kinds baskets is covered. Nothing is left out in this comprehensive guide to making birch bark baskets. The book is written to encourage your friends and family to join you in the fun of making a basket. My hope is that you can learn and share together. Sharing not only the basket you make, but the bonding experience of doing it together.