The Coiled Basket Art of Carol Eckert

Craft & Design


Carol Eckert makes incredible scenes of animals (often depicting fables and other tales) using a traditional basketry technique: coiling. Her artwork is anything but traditional, however. She uses embroidery floss wrapped around electronic hookup wire mainly, and the detail is just exquisite. Above is pictured “Song of the Steppes”

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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