coconut coir twine for basket making - string harvest

How to make a twined basket with coconut coir

Love the sight of all that coconut coir, but have no idea what you'd make with it? Here's an idea!

This is a cute and easy little basket I'm making with coconut coir. Trust me, making one of these is really more simple than it looks! read on...

September 17, 2019 — Cass Harris
Understanding raffia.

Understanding raffia.

I love raffia. Within days of discovering the fibre, I was right into it. I use it a lot, and it's my preferred core for basket making. Also, as a retailer, a lot of raffia has passed between my hands this year. So I'm starting a series of posts on the unspoken things about raffia.

July 19, 2019 — Cassie Harris
New colours of Hemptique 0.5mm 10lbs hemp cord

New colours of Hemptique 0.5mm 10lbs hemp cord

Our selection of coloured hemp cords has expanded to ten shades...

 

 

June 23, 2019 — Cass Harris
Temaricious threads: winter

Temaricious threads: winter

Fine stitching and wrapping threads in a wintery palette, by Temaricious threads...
June 23, 2019 — Cass Harris
Where does your rope come from?

Where does your rope come from?

There's a lot of 'ethically sourced' being thrown around when it comes to macrame supplies, but do you know where your cotton is coming from and what, if anything about it is ethical or sustainable?
January 29, 2019 — Cass Harris
Behind the scenes: sustainable packaging

Behind the scenes: sustainable packaging

I've tried much harder this year to run String Harvest with a lower environmental footprint and I wanted to share some what and why info about our packaging - a dry topic for sure, but these are the small factors which make our business impact...well, less overall. That's a good thing...
December 09, 2018 — Cass Harris