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Check back regularly to find out about new basket designs, one-of-a-kind baskets, or "doings" around the farm that may have been added to our store.

Autumn is here and so are my mini pumpkin and raspberry baskets!

Fall brings the harvest and I have had so many requests for my mini  pumpkin and raspberry baskets, approximately 2-3" tall, that I am offering them online. Each has a removable lid and  are big enough to hold a small handful of candy corn or Skittles!  A perfect addition to the harvest table or remembrance.

MINI PUMPKIN BASKET
40.00 USD

The mini pumpkin basket is approximately 2-1/2" tall and 3" in diameter. They have a removable lid. Just like real pumpkins each one is slightly different. PRICE: $40.00 INCLUDES SHIPPING

MINI RASPBERRY BASKET
45.00 USD

The mini raspberry basket measures 2-1/2" tall and 1-3/4" in diameter. It has a removable lid.
PRICE: $45.00 INCLUDES SHIPPING

Wedding Basket

 

 

 

The Wedding Basket makes a wonderful gift and long lasting rememberance of that special day!  Measuring about 8" across by 8" deep and 13" long it is the perfect gift filled with goodies or just plain good wishes.

 

 

 

 

 

"TIDAL WATER":  Created and named for Maine's ever changing clear blue tides this basket is adorned with Algonquin curls and a border of Japanese diamond weave.  The handle is wrapped in a braided chain.  [Title is wood burned on bottom]  SOLD

WEDDING BASKET
80.00 USD

THE WEDDING BASKET, adorned Algonquin decorative curls, suggests a festive occasion to be celebrated. 13"X8"X14" to top of handle $80.00 USD SHIPPING INCLUDED

WEDDING BASKET / BLUEBERRY FIELDS DESIGN
90.00 USD

WEDDING BASKET/BLUEBERRY BORDER Approximately 13"X8"X14" to top of handle $90.00 USD SHIPPING INCLUDED

Fishing Creel

 

 

 

This creel is perfect for the fisherperson in your life; maybe a gift for dad?  Woven with natural randing and accented with a smoked three-rod wale this creel measures 12" long by 8" deep and 8" high complete with leather hinges and strap and treated with a tung oil finish.   SOLD

 

Penland Pottery Basket

The Penland Potter basket is a twined and braided basket which was named in tribute to te potters of the Toe River Valley section in Western North Carolina.  Basket is approximately 8-1/2" high by 11" in diameter.

 

Appalachian Egg Basket

The Appalachian Egg Basket, whose name is derived from the purpose for which it was made, gathering eggs from the hen house, is ridged in the middle to prevent the eggs from rolling against each other and breaking.  This ridge also allowed for the basket to sit on the hip while gathering the eggs or to sit on the back of a horse or mule on the way to market.

Aroostook Potato Basket

Our 14" Aroostook Potato basket has been "beefed" up turning it into a real "work horse" for the garden or at Farmer's Market.  This basket is perfect for use with CSA's [Community Supported Agriculture]. Simply take it to the farm to be filled with produce and reuse it for the entire season.  The handle has been upgraded to a 1" oak handle  while the rim has been reinforced with 3/4" oak.  Optional handle imprint reading "Community Supported Agriculture" available. 

 

14" AROOSTOOK POTATO BASKET
70.00 USD

14" Aroostook Potato Basket measures 14" in diameter and approximately 15" to top of handle....SHIPPING INCLUDED

14" AROOSTOOK POTATO BASKET IMPRINTED FOR CSA USE
70.00 USD

Aroostook Potato Basket imprinted "COMMUNITY SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE"....SHIPPING INCLUDED

14" AROOSTOOK POTATO BASKET/WHITE PINE STENCIL
95.00 USD

Our 14" Aroostook Potato Basket is trimmed with the white pine stencil and highlighted by a forest green arrow weave and braided rim. A 2" white pine medallion [stoneware] embellishes the handle. $95.00 SHIPPING INCLUDED

Classic Aroostook Potato Basket

A perennial favorite, the classic Aroostook Potato Basket has a charm all it's own. Originally used to harvest potatoes before mechanization this abundant basket still works for harvesting from the garden, toting produce from Farmer's Market, cradling magazines, toys, mittens and scarfs.  For those with a simpler taste in baskets this elegant offering is sure to please.

CLASSIC AROOSTOOK POTATO BASKET
70.00 USD

CLASSIC AROOSTOOK POTATO BASKET: 14" diameter X 9" deep X 13" high SHIPPING INCLUDED

Garlic baskets!  For the cook...

GARLIC BASKET
18.50 USD

For the cook in your life! This little basket hangs from the kitchen cupboard knob always keeping that ever essential ingredient, garlic, right at the cook's finger tips! Available in green, blue, red or natural, please specify. SHIPPING INCLUDED

Blueberry Basket & Go Green Tote

NEW BLUEBERRY BASKET
55.00 USD

Our newest basket to carry the blueberry motif measures 9"X9" at the base, 7" deep, and 12" to top of the handle and is embellished with a leather "blueberry" medallion. SHIPPING INCLUDED

GO GREEN TOTE
55.00 USD

For all those quick stops at the store or library try our "Go Green" tote measuring 9"x12" and 10" deep. Trimmed with braided sea grass and cotton webbing handles. SHIPPING INCLUDED

Maine Market Basket

Maine Market Basket

My newest market basket is dressed in a stenciled border of white pine sprigs offset by a double border of forest green arrow weave finished with a scalloped braided border and embellished with a stoneware white pine accouterment,  18"X8"X14"

 

MAINE MARKET BASKET
95.00 USD

MAINE MARKET BASKET 18"X8"X14"....$95.00 SHIPPING INCLUDED

Maine Lupine Basket

What fun to carry this basket to market! Woven to represent Maine's lupines it is both practical and worthy of gift-giving. This basket would make a wonderful present paired with Barbara Cooney's Miiss Rumphius for a young mother/mother-to-be or a favorite teacher.  

 

MAINE LUPINE BASKET
105.00 USD

Maine Lupine Basket decoratively woven in shades of blue, purple, mauve and greens. Approximately 16" long, by 8" wide and 10" deep. SHIPPING INCLUDED

 

 

 

 

Looking for the perfect hostess gift?  Our woven wine tote is cleverly designed to hold two bottles of your favorite wine.  Great for holiday gifting; makes a lovely wedding gift; or a nice gift for yourself!  Woven in natural reed with greens, mauves, and purple grape motif. 

WINE BASKET
62.50 USD

WINE BASKET: Approximately 5" X 9" X 14" SHIPPING INCLUDED

WINE TOTE/BLUEBERRY DESIGN
62.50 USD

Our wine tote is now offered with my woven blueberry design. Pair it with the new blueberry wines. SHIPPING INCLUDED

Gathering Basket

This style basket has been used for years to hold wood by the hearth and has made a smooth transition to a garden gathering basket.  It is generous in design, 12 X 18 X 14, and also makes an ideal carrier for picnics, pot luck suppers, Farmer's Market, or magazines.  With its woven Gretchen border it is a lovely, serviceable, design.  

GATHERING BASKET
100.00 USD

Gathering basket, oak stained with Gretchen border and braided handle. $100.00 SHIPPING INCLUDED

One-of-a-kind offerings:

Milkweed Pod in Summer Hues

I love color and have been playing around with new concepts for baskets.  This basket has part of my grapevine lashed together for the rim with round reed weavers dyed in summer shades of blues, peach, greens and red.  When I began this basket the shape reminded me of a mussel shell but as it progressed it began to resemble half of a milkweed pod, hence the name, Milkweed Pod in Summer Hues.  The basket measures 25 inches long and about 10 inches across.  It is a shallow, irregular basket and would be a lovely accent piece in the home.

SOLD!     

Farmer's Market Locations:

Tuesdays beginning in June, 9:30-12:00 at the Brooksville Farmer's Market located in the parking lot of the Community Center in South Brooksville.   

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Brooksville, Maine, Farmer's Market
Stonington Farmer's Market

Lest I forget....

An elderly friend, at the age of 90, once told me the wealthiest people were not those with the most money but those who had good friends.  I am fortunate to have some very good friends and offer some of their websites for your consideration.  Beth Stafford, a very talented, creative, North Carolina artist; Rackliffe Pottery, hand-thrown, family owned pottery, offering Maine themes; plus my good friend Laura Brainerd who runs a unique bed and breakfast in Union, Maine.  And of course, all my equine friends with all their pretty horses, Flyin Fox Ranch, Crossover Stables, and Harris Paint Horses.

ABOUT US, CLICK HERE

Baskets of Maine online store for:

Pamela Rackliffe Capurso

41 My Drive Way

Brooksville, Maine  04617

 

207-326-4621

goodnightfm@yahoo.com

  What's new!

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MINI PUMPKINS AND RASPBERRIES
entitled: "TIDAL WATER"
PENLAND POTTERY BASKET

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  Weddings!

WEDDING BASKET click image
WELSH FAN WHEAT WEAVING
ONE BASKET CAN DO IT ALL! Click image
MAINE MARKET BASKET/WHITE PINE STENCIL
GO GREEN TOTE! Click image

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READ ABOUT US IN THE BREEZE

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