MaryJane's Farmgirl Sisterhood

Earning Farmgirl Sisterhood Merit Badges

Stitching & Crafting

19. Basketry


  • Take a class or research the four types of basket weaving: plaited, coiled, ribbed, and wicker.
  • Start with a simple pattern and weave your first basket.
  • Spend at least three hours on this badge.


  • Take some time to research Native American basket weaving.
  • With your next basket, take a step up and weave a basket with a handle.
  • A minimum of 10 hours is required for this badge.


  • Start and finish a basket of expert level.
  • Create a gift basket for a friend, using one of your homemade baskets.
  • A minimum of 20 hours is required for this badge.

April, 2024 Edition