Basketry Magazines & Newsletters

In addition to the following magazines and newsletters, most basketry guilds listed in Associations & Guilds, also publish a newsletter.

Basket Shop News
Martha Wetherbee Basket Shop
171 Eastman Hill Rd.
Sanbornton, NH 03269
Single issue $4.50,4 issues $15.95,
(603) 286-8927

Contains articles about basket makers and basket making, reports on new products, patterns and basket tips, class listings, special sales for subscribers only and much more.

Basket Tree
6 Timberland
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Pulished by Maria Dickerson
$18/yr for 5 issues

Each issue contains at least 6 basket patterns, a quick craft, recipes, fun ideas and helpful hints. Email:

Basketry Bits Magazine
3201 Hwy. H
Sturtevant WI 53177

The magazine comes out 4 time a year with our first issue to come out August 1, 2000. Other target dates are Nov. 1 Feb 1 and May 1. Subscription rates is $17.00 for 4 issues (US); $23.00 Canadian (US Funds Only); $29.00 Foreign Subscriptions (US Funds Only). I will be contacting advertisers and will also be looking for articles to put in the magazine. We also want to put in a helpful hints section in the magazine. If you have any articles or tips please feel free to contact us at

Basketry Express
Editor: Sarah Kern
29 Exeter St., Toronto, ON M6N 1G3
Production & Subscriptions:
Jule Koch Brison
P.O. Box 294, Sharbot Lake ON K0H 2P0

$15/yr for 4 issues. Sample issue for $2.50. The Basketry Express features articles about guilds, exhibitions, teachers, related events, projects and book reviews.

50 College St.
Ashevillel, NC 28801

Pub. 5 times/yr, subsc.$22.00/yr

Just Patterns
18784 N. Fruitport Road .
Spring Lake, MI 49456

The Idea Magazine for Basketmakers Just Patterns is a quarterly publication for basketmakers written and published by Sheri L. Van Duyn. Each issue contains 5 or more patterns, a "Woven Blessings" devotional and advertising with a full color cover. Mailings are Spring(February), Summer(May), Fall(August), and Winter(November). A one year Subscription(four issues)is $17.00, plus $.78 for current issue. To receive a Free Online Sample, please visit the Website Just Patterns and fill out the Sample form completely! Free Patterns offered online.

Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot
Handweavers Guild of America, Inc.
3327 Duluth Highway, Suite 201
Duluth, GA 30096-3301
(770) 495-7702

Pub. quarterly subsc. $30.00/yr. Email:

V. I. Reed & Cane Newsletter

Linda Hebert, basketry designer and owner of V. I. Reed & Cane, sends a twice-monthly newsletter about basketweaving. First of month features basketry site updates, specials and trivia question with basketry prizes. Mid-month features educational basketry: historical info, weaving techniques, basketweaving tips, etc. This informative newsletter has photos, so it's best if you have HTML-enabled e-mail (like AOL).


Free monthly ezine with helpful hints, suggestions, tips and events concerning wicker furniture, seat weaving and handmade basketry! Cathryn Peters has been publishing this monthly ezine since 1999.

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Last updated Mar. 18, 2007

Alan Beebe