Over/Under Newsletter Autumn 2022
The National Basketry Organization is an inclusive community of makers and enthusiasts whose purpose is to promote awareness, inspire creativity, and foster appreciation for the heritage and artistry of basketry.
What's New at NBO

Autumn is well underway. The leaves are turning their flaming colors. Where I live, in Northern California, we also have the vineyards alive with autumnal colors as the harvest ends. Time is once again racing by. The same goes for NBO. We’re hard at work finalizing the Conference details and registration will open soon.
Tradition and Innovation in Basketry 11
Save The Date: June 20th-24th 2023!

The National Basketry Organization’s Board and Staff are pleased to announce a return to the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, in June of 2023 for our 11th Biennial Conference. There will be an registration e-blast announcement along with NBO social media announcements when it goes live.

Guild Committee
Our Guild Committee continues to meet monthly.  We have representatives from around the country. We would like to add some new guilds to our group. Are you involved in a guild that you think might want to join us? This group shares information on governance, projects that have worked well, and the problems that guilds face. Please email me, Pam Morton, with your interest. . We would love to have more guild members join the group.

Every 1 2022
There is still time to view the Every 1 2022 online Members Exhibit. There have been over 10,000 views to date! With over 160 baskets on display there is at least one basket or many baskets to intrigue and inspire you. We are happy to feature everyone who entered, both national and international members. This exhibit will be online 24/7 through December 31, 2022.
Please share this email with interested weavers!

Pamela Morton
Executive Director
National Basketry Organization 

PS. We are so grateful to our magazine advertisers. They are wonderful NBO supporters!

Shown at top:  Willow Harvest at Dunbar Gardens. Photo by Steven Lospalluto

What's New at NBO

5th World Wicker and Weaving Festival
National Basketry Organization
PO Box 1524
Gloucester MA



Susanne  Thiemann, UK
Lani Lee, VA
Catherine  McNamara, MA
Charlene Ciammaichella, FL
Georgia Omey, WA
Paul Leone, MA
Marie Kasparian, MA
Ragan Buckley, GA
Debbie Snider, TX
Cassie Paddock, WA
Meryl Rachlin, FL
Lynn Kamplain, CA
Penelope Coles, AZ
Susan Miron, CA
Nicole Larson, WA
Linda Wilder, VA
Dellea Underwood, VA
5th World Wicker and Weaving Festival
August 2023 in Poznań, Poland

It takes place from August 22-27, 2023 and there is still time to join as a participant in the on-site basketry competition. This festival is only every 4 years! Deadline for on-site competitors is Dec. 31, but don’t wait that long to apply, there is a limit for the total number of competitors. If you have questions, you can email the festival organizers at WW and Weaving  or visit their website: World Wicker and Weaving Festival
RAZZLE  DAZZLE  ZAZZLE!  Visit the NBO Zazzle Store and find a new selection of mugs, note cards, T-shirts, posters, calendars and tote bags.
Our newest offerings include images from the work of members currently presenting in the Every 1 2022  exhibition!
Opportunities for Everyone
Telling Stories - Deadline November 9, 2022
Fibers of Nature - Deadline January 3, 2023

I Choose, Therefore I am - Deadline January 31, 2023
Excellence in Fibers - July 1 to 31, 2023

 For more information visit NBO’s Call to Entry listings on our website


Visit our events calendar for the latest in exhibitions, classes, conferences and more.  Event listings are free and we invite you to add yours!


We appreciate your support of the ongoing work of the
National Basketry Organization
Please Support Our NBO Sponsors and
Basketry+ Advertisers! 

Atkinson's Country House
Baskets of Africa
The Basket Maker's Catalog
The Caning Shop
Fiber Art Now
Handweavers Guild of America 
John C. Campbell Folk School
Peters Valley School of Craft
Studio Art Quilt Associates 
Surface Design Association
Touchstone Center for Crafts 

If you enjoy receiving the Over/Under E-newsletter, please
share it with a friend! 
NBO on Facebook
NBO on Facebook
 NBO on Twitter
NBO on Twitter
NBO Website
NBO Website
NBO YouTube
NBO YouTube
NBO Instagram
NBO Instagram

This email was sent to <<Email Address>>
why did I get this?    unsubscribe from this list    update subscription preferences
National Basketry Organization · P.O. Box 1524 · Gloucester, MA 01930-1524 · USA