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Japanese Flower Basket

Japanese Flower Basket

Japanese Flower Basket


Japanese Techniques Class with Flo Hoppe


I so enjoyed taking a class with Flo Hoppe and her helper Fran. The class was at the National Basketry Convention in Kentucky.

Flo taught Japanese Basketry techniques using her patterns and sample baskets and a lot of hands on help. It was a fantastic experience and this is one of the baskets I made of flat or round reed during the 3 1/2 day class.

This basket is designed to hold a small glass cup at the bottom with an ikebana flower arrangement coming up through the center.