Basket Weaving Made Easy

If you have ever wanted to discover how to weave beautiful baskets, then this is definitely the most important letter you will read today!

Hello, my name is Mohamed Fowroj and I consider basket weaving to be one of the most fun things in the world to do!

It’s true – I love everything about this wonderful hobby – from selecting the materials to carefully crafting each design to placing the finished piece in a place of honor in my home.

I also love basket weaving because I work in a very technical job, and this hobby is very relaxing and also gives me a sense of accomplishment when I complete a project.

Plus, people really seem to enjoy receiving my handmade baskets as gifts! (And I really enjoy all the money I save not having to buy gifts from expensive stores!)

I guess you could say that I’m addicted to basket weaving and all its incredible benefits – and now I want to enable you to enjoy this amazing hobby as well!

Did you know that basket weaving is a craft nearly as old as human civilization itself?

Even today, archeologists throughout the world continue to unearth baskets dating back thousands of years. Radiocarbon dating of baskets found in Faiyum, located in Upper Egypt, indicate they are between 10,000 and 12,000 years old.

Other baskets, found in the Middle East, date back over 7,000 years. Historians agree that these ancient baskets are older than any pottery artifacts excavated to date.

Throughout the centuries, baskets have served a utilitarian purpose. The type of plant life available in a region affected the choice of materials used by basket makers. Many materials require a specific method of weaving, twisting and/or braiding, as well as a certain texture, to render…

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