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Prim Pines Gallery

Judy M. Mallow

The Prim Pines Gallery is a collection of baskets for your enjoyment. Most of the elements in these baskets are available on the supplies page of our site. If you have a question about the baskets or the supplies used in them, email or call for more information.

New Basket!

lidded basket made with sinew, geode lid knob


Oval basket made with sinew.
Geode lid knob in center of lid.

basket with dark brown thread and walnuts



Star Basket

Basket made with dark brown thread and walnuts.

artwood basket

Go with the flow

Artwood center (spalted tamerian)
and split dark brown sinew.

picture of 3 nut oval tray3 Nut Oval Tray

This tray is 11" x 7.5" x 2" ( tall)

Stitches are slit stitch, solid wrap and diamond stitch

In the center are 3 black walnuts set in resin

Thread used is split dark brown sinew

Betel Nut Basket photo

Betel Nut Basket

With a center of Betel Nut, this basket is 9.5" across x 3"tall using plain stitch on natural pine needles.

The threads used are dark brown sinew (split) and the element used is solid wrap with faggoting stitch in beige sinew.

Agate TrayAgate Tray

This tray is 14" in diameter with an agate in the center.

The thread used was sinew in brown, black, and beige.

Stitches used include plain, Indian wrap, solid wrap, diamond, V, and wheat.

Materials used were dyed and natural pine needles.

Friendship Basket photo

Friendship Basket

Made with natural pine needles, sinew, chain stitch,  with black walnuts center and handles.

Size (approx.) 10" handle to handle & 4" tall


Blue Wave basket image


Blue Wave Basket

Dyed pine needles, sinew, agate center, solid wrapped coils (white and blue sinew) chain and diamond stitch, size - 10" long X 9" wide X 2.5" tall.


photo of 2 3-nut trays


3-Nut Trays

Natural pine needles, black walnut center and handles, dark brown basketry thread, plain stitch.

Artwood Center basket with black walnut halves

Artwood Center with Black Walnut Halves


Pine needles, sinew, small black walnut artwood center, chain stitch, pine needle sheaths (heads) left in tact added around rim of basket. size is approximately 10" across X 3.5" tall


Braided pot with cork lid



Braided Pot with Cork Lid

made with braided pine needles, basketry thread and coiled pine needles around the top. Size: 4" tall X 16" around.


2 nut artwood basket

Artwood Center Basket with 2 Walnuts

pine needles, cherry burl artwood center, half black walnut, basketry thread, plain stitch Size (approx.) 11" across X 2.5" tall

Lady-bug basket with wrapOval Lady-bug BasketLady-bug Baskets

are made with pine needles and basketry thread. Round basket has "V" stitch and wheat stitch, 5 lady-bug center (set in resin) outer coils are solid wrapped with black and red sinew.

The oval lady bug basket has a 2 lady-bug center, with solid wraps of red and black sinew, and plain stitch.


photo of birch bak series

Birch Bark, Series

All baskets have birch bark centers set in resin. Using natural and dyed pine needles, waxed linen and basketry threads.

For size reference, the top tri-colored basket is 7" x 5" x 1.5".


Stained Glass Series

Spyroengraving Centers with dyed pine needles; round twisted beige sinew

maroon Spyro basketred spyro designStained Glass Basket
Spyro basketround spyro design in marron and greenred and gold spyro design

Stained Glass Series - This is a new technique called Spyroengraving. The centers are made of Luan plywood that have designs engraved into them. They are then colored in. Round center are 3.5" and ovals are 3.5" x 1.5". From top left to right, then bottom left to right.

  1. Red oval -  dyed pine needles, round beige sinew, chain and diamond stitch.  Size 8" long X 6" wide X2" tall.
  2. round center, dyed needles, round beige sinew, chain and diamond stitch, pine needle heads are left in tact and added around the last coil. Size 8.5"
  3. Black oval - dyed needles, round beige sinew, chain and diamond stitch Size 8.5" X 6.5" X 2" 
  4. round center, dyed needles, round beige sinew, chain and diamond stitch, Indian wraps using sine and waxed linen. Size is 8.5" 
  5. Cupped in basket - dyed pine needles, round beige sinew, chain and diamond stitch. Size 9.5"x2.5 tall Cost
  6. Brown Bowl - dyed and natural pine needles, round beige sinew, chain and diamond stitch. Size is 8" wide X 3" tall

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