Who says baskets have to be made of wicker? Why not copper wire, Chinese newspaper, or strips of 35mm film? Or leaves, plastics, ribbon, polymer clay, and cereal-box strips! These 40 imaginative containers use unconventional materials -- and are simply gorgeous. No experience required; learn the four simplest ways to make a basket (weaving, twining, plaiting, and coiling), then choose from a variety of shapes, sizes, and materials. With an eye-opening gallery of inspired baskets.