It is raining here today in McKenzie Bridge, and since my "other "job is a self employed landscaper, I think it is a good day to work on a basket that I started last week.
This one is in the series "New Beginnings" but I have decided to work on something larger. Not a "Small Treasure", but hopefully a larger one!
My baskets are not for your daily use. By that I mean I probably will not collect my vegetables in it. My purpose in making baskets is a form of expression.
Baskets have changed in that way. Without that shift from an everyday necessity to an art form, we would not have the variety and techniques we have today.
So, what is a basket, a functional piece or a piece of art?