Enjoy a variety of photos from wheat projects made by members of the Illinois Association of Wheat Weavers.

To view all of the photos in each gallery, click the image or headline.

 

  • Convention Pictures
Harvesting wheat

Harvesting wheat begins the process.

Plaiting

Plaiting is the most traditional method of Straw artistry.

Marquetry

Marquetry is flat wheat work similar to inlayed wood work, this technique uses bits of dyed and flattened straw to form intricate patterns

Quilling

This is quilling with wheat, similar to what others do with paper.

Tied Straw

These are items made with the tied straw technique.

Swiss Straw

Swiss Straw developed in Switzerland for the hat industry, lacelike pieces made with spun straw.

Meetings and shows

Meetings bring the group together.