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NBO Members Exhibition
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Art Evolved: Intertwined

A collaboration between the National Basketry Organization (NBO)
and Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA)

Linda Scherz

Fishing Creel
H: 7 1/2"" | W: 10"" | D: 7 1/4""

This fishing creel woven with flat reed and flat oval reed with a seagrass rim filler and lashed with artificial senew. Stained with walnut weaver’s stain. The base a plain weave with twining for creel shape. The sides a continuous plain weave and a standard flat oval rim. The leather lid, hinges, closure and creel harness all designed and made by Linda. The edges are burnished and painted for accent and finished look and copper hardware for a unique finish.

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Linda Scherz
Rome NY
Linda started weaving baskets in the fall 1987 shortly after moving to Northern NY. Her interest in weaving quickly expanded to designing, teaching, exhibitions and juried shows. Linda enjoys working with a variety of materials, specializing in waxed linen and Adirondack Pack baskets. While much was self-taught, she has attended conferences to learn other techniques and to work with other materials. Known for her intricate patterns, and eye for color. Linda teaches throughout the United States for various guilds, conferences, and art centers. She enjoys sharing her basketry knowledge and experience with her students as it’s rewarding to see their progress and excitement with what they have learned and made.