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Basketmaking on Long Island

Other baskets that were woven by Meier. (Nov.

Other baskets that were woven by Meier. (Nov. 7, 2013) Photo Credit: Johnny Milano

The Long Island Basketmakers Guild is holding its 39th annual show and sale on Nov. 23 in Melville. Among the handmade creations on display will be the work of Anette Meier of Manorville, who has been weaving baskets for 30 years. Here are photos of Meier at work, along with some of her baskets.

Anette Meier hand weaves baskets in Manorville; it's
Photo Credit: Johnny Milano

Anette Meier hand weaves baskets in Manorville; it's a hobby she's been enjoying for almost 30 years. (Nov. 7, 2013)

Meier's projects take anywhere from a couple
Photo Credit: Johnny Milano

Meier's projects take anywhere from a couple of hours to more than 20, depending on how intricate the details of the basket. (Nov. 7, 2013)

Meier uses a jar to help a small
Photo Credit: Johnny Milano

Meier uses a jar to help a small basket take shape. (Nov. 7, 2013)

Baskets can take many shapes, but they all
Photo Credit: Johnny Milano

Baskets can take many shapes, but they all are woven by hand from a variety of materials. (Nov. 7, 2013)

A selection of simple and more elaborately patterned
Photo Credit: Johnny Milano

A selection of simple and more elaborately patterned baskets, all woven by Anette Meier of Manorville, who will be displaying and selling her work at the Long Island Basketmakers Guild's annual show, Nov. 23 at the Presbyterian Church of Sweet Hollow in Melville. (Nov. 7, 2013)

Meier has a work area set up in
Photo Credit: Johnny Milano

Meier has a work area set up in her Manorville home for her handmade baskets. (Nov. 7, 2013)

Although she mostly focuses on baskets, Meier also
Photo Credit: Johnny Milano

Although she mostly focuses on baskets, Meier also weaves other odds and ends, like this clock. (Nov. 7, 2013)

Other baskets that were woven by Meier. (Nov.
Photo Credit: Johnny Milano

Other baskets that were woven by Meier. (Nov. 7, 2013)

Meier working on her baskets in her
Photo Credit: Johnny Milano

Meier working on her baskets in her Manorville home. (Nov. 7, 2013)

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