CESTA – the Peerie Maker Project Basket

115,00

CESTA – the Peerie Maker Project Basket

115,00

‘Peerie’ stands for ‘small/tiny’  on Shetland or in the Orkneys

CESTA a case of baskets

CESTA makes these beautiful traditional Portuguese handmade reed baskets.  Traditionally used by Portuguese women for shopping and carrying things, making them part of their cultural heritage. Their baskets are 100% ethical and 100%  handmade, using only natural materials that do not harm our planet. The production process is completely manual: picking up the reed, drying and dyeing it; weaving the fabrics; cutting them and then sewing the baskets, one by one.

Peerie Maker is Maker’s younger cousin, a smaller basket for smaller projects. Smaller in size, but equally big in charm. If you follow the “if I sit, I knit” life philosophy, Peerie Maker will be your perfect companion.

These project baskets are especially designed for all knitters, crocheters and other makers out there. Peerie Maker is lined with burel, a traditional woven fabric. Made from 100% Portuguese wool, making it biodegradable, resistant and waterproof.

Inside, there are several pockets to neatly store your needles, scissors and other notions, The basket easily holds a small-medium sized project, but it makes a perfect travel companion as well! Just pop in your (note)book, snacks, and keep your WIP (work in progress) fashionably stored.

Please note that the colour of the lining can change per design, so please check the options. Designs & colour of the lining are subject to availability.

Each basket is unique, each perfectly imperfect, all of them beautiful.

DIMENSIONS

W 28 x D 18 x H 20 cm

MATERIALS

Basket: Reed (& cotton thread for sewing)
Lining: Burel
both from 100% Portuguese origin

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CESTA – the Peerie Maker Project Basket; making the case for traditional Portuguese handmade reed baskets. These beautiful baskets have been used by Portuguese women for shopping and carrying things ever since they can remember. They exist in all colours, designs and sizes imaginable and relives their childhood memories of long warm days at the beach, picnics and going to the local market with their Grandmas. They are part of their cultural heritage and finding one house in Portugal where there isn’t one of these is highly unlikely.

CESTA adapts them for new functionalities, prepares them for contemporary life, and gives them the love and attention they deserve.

CESTA takes also great care in making sure only natural materials are used that do not harm our planet. The production process is completely manual: picking up the reed, drying and dyeing it; weaving the fabrics; cutting them and then sewing the baskets, one by one. Each unique, each perfectly imperfect, all of them beautiful.

CESTA handmade Peerie Maker project baskets are all 100% NATURAL FIBERS, 100% ETHICAL, 100% HANDMADE & 100% GORGEOUS

Peerie Maker is Maker’s younger cousin, a smaller basket for smaller projects. Smaller in size, but equally big in charm. If you follow the “if I sit, I knit” life philosophy, Peerie Maker will be your perfect companion.


Peerie Maker
 is the second model and like the Maker’s basket, it is a “project basket” specially designed for all knitters, crocheters and other makers out there. Peerie Maker is lined with burel, a traditional woven fabric. Made from 100% Portuguese wool, making it biodegradable, resistant and waterproof.

Designs and colour of the lining are subject to availability. Each basket is unique, each perfectly imperfect, all of them beautiful.

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