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The Country Seat, Inc. 1013 Old Philly Pike, Kempton PA 19529
610-756-6124 - -

Our paper catalog is now available as a pdf file! Due to the currently, constantly changing prices we cannot have a paper catalog printed at this time. It will be out of date as soon as it is printed. The date will change on the cover so you will know if you have the latest version or not. This is a large file, please be patient while it loads.
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Paper Catalog: Click here to see and print the pdf version of our paper catalog. Updated 1/9/2014 - Please be sure to verify the current prices in our online catalog.

Please note: We are open only select Saturdays. Please check our Calendar Page. All our events, normal and special hours for the year in one place.

Links to Sites of Interest and Information

Attractions & Accommodations in the Kempton Area

  • Albany Township Historical Society - Albany township is located in Berks county in Eastern PA. Learn more about this beautiful countryside surrounding our business. See pictures of old homesteads and PA Dutch Barns.
  • Blue Mountain Summit Restaurant and Bed & Breakfast - Located along the beautiful Appalachian Trail only 15 minutes from our shop.
    Blue Mountain Summit Restaurant and Bed & Breakfast
  • Hawk Mountain B&B - only 8 minutes from our shop.
    Hawk Mountain B&B
  • Kempton Community Center - See what's going on.
    Kempton Community Center Website
  • Pamela's (formerly Gloria's) Forget-Me-Not Guest House 35 Hawk Mountain Road, Kempton PA 19529. (610)756-3398 (leave message),, (5 min. away: suites, rooms and private cottage with Jacuzzi)
  • Pennsylvania Visitors Network - Use this site when planning a trip to PA. It's chocked full of places to stay, places to eat and things to do all across Pennsylvania.
    Visit PA
  • Reading and Berks County Visitors Bureau - Another site to help you plan a visit to our area.
    Reading/Berks Website

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    Basketmaking Information and Related Sites

  • Basket Makers Site - Information pages for all types of weaving compiled by Susi Nuss. Lots of links and great information.
    Basket Makers Site
  • Basketry Information - A wonderful informational site put together by Alan Beebe. The site has everything from videos and books to guilds and conventions. Learn how to earn a Certificate of Excellence in Basketweaving.
    Alan Beebe's Basketry Information
  • Baskets, Etc - An informational site with pictures of baskets and their cats, a question section, lists of weavers, many basket related links and much more.
    Baskets, Etc.
  • Just Patterns - A site for the quarterly basket pattern magazine with information on back issues (also see our on-line catalog for back issues still available from us).
    Just Patterns
  • National Basketry Organization - If you make baskets or just love baskets, this is the organization to join. Visit their Web site to learn more.
  • Native Tech - A wonderful site for Native American weaving, crafts and information. They list anything and everything you've ever wanted to know, with links to even more information. There are several message boards for all topics Native American related. Native Tech
  • Weaver's Words
    Was a weekly digest of basketry related events, news and exchange of ideas.
    Back issues of the digest can be viewed at Weaver's Words Website

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    Gourdweaving Information and Related Sites

  • Amish Gourds - Bird House Craft and Dried, Clean Gourds - Offers a variety of hard shell gourds for painting, bowls, bird houses and more. Buy a hand painted gourd bird house or make your own. Craft supplies, pattern books, and Purple Martin gourd houses for sale.

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    Basketweaver's Sites - see what happens to our products!

  • Woven Branch Designs - If you've ever wondered what kind of baskets are woven from Country Seat reeds, visit Angie Wagner's site: Woven branch Designs. Stop in her gallery for pictures of her work:
    Woven Branch Designs
    Angie would love your feedback - post comments on her Blog at Woven Branch Blog

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    Chairseating Information, and Related Sites

  • Aardvark Antiques
  • A Cane And Wicker Fixer - Portland , OR
    Visit for more information.
  • A. Quartersawn Furniture Restoration
    A furniture restoration shop in the suburban Philadelphia area. Among the services I offer are caning and rush weaving, but also repair and refinish all styles of wood furniture. 610-368-7889
    A. Quartersawn Furniture Restoration
  • Whitley Craftsman Antique Restoration - Furniture Repair & Refinishing in New Hope, PA
    Whitley Craftsman Antique Restoration
  • The Wicker Woman - "Weaving for Preservation, Education and Innovation!" Wicker Furniture Restoration Expert, Antler Basketmaker, Workshop Leader and Speaker, Pattern Author, and Writer, includes a Furniture Repair Directory.
    The Wicker Woman

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    Craft Guild Sites

  • Bucks County Chapter of Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen - This is the Bucks County chapter site. They currently host one craft show a year: Craftworks in November, at Bucks County Community College .
    Bucks Chapter PGC
  • Lehigh Valley Chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen - Visit this site to see local PA craftsmen and their work. This chapter of the PGC, one of the oldest chapters, hosts two craft shows a year (April and November) and an auction in November of it's members work to raise money for their Student Awards Night and Scholarship Awards for area High School seniors.
    LV Chapter PGC
  • Lehigh Valley Woodworkers Association
    - "Our goal is to do a few things. First, we want people to know about us. We want to meet other guilds, other woodworkers, and hopefully some new members. We'd also like to provide a resource on the web for locating other sites with woodworking related themes. And, we want to encourage the participation in a hobby/profession that is creative and gratifying. Our objective is to advance the knowledge of our members, serve our community and have fun while we're doing it."
    LVWG Website
  • Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen - A juried guild to promote fine art and craft in PA. They sponsor several very good shows every year. They have chapters throughout PA, see the PGC site or the links for our local chapters: Bucks, Lehigh Valley and Reading Berks on this page.
    PGC Site
  • Reading-Berks Chapter Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen - This is the largest chapter of the PGC. They currently host two craft shows a year.
    Reading-Berks Chapter PGC

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    General Craft Sites

  • Visit the top 100 Arts & Crafts Sites
  • Bluebonnet Village Craft Network - The purpose of Bluebonnet Village is to provide a craft network where you can find suppliers, kids projects, news, information on crafting and the business of crafting.
  • Buyer's Index - The World's Best Search Engine for Mail Order Buyers
    Buyer's Index
  • Craft Site Directory - Your guide to arts and crafts on the Internet
    Craft Site Directory
  • Crafts Listing: Your guide to arts and crafts on the Internet.
    Craft Listing
  • - Starting a craft business made easy with tips for selling crafts. Here's where to find proven craft home business ideas.
    Craft Marketer
  • Crafty Links Mall - Listings for craft supplies, galleries, international arts and crafts and more.
    Crafty Links Mall

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    Other Links

  • Tree Help - Tree Care Made Easy - A great site to help you identify the types of trees. They show close up photos of pine needles and list the length of needles and other information.

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    Paper Catalog:
    Click here to see and print the pdf version of our paper catalog.
    New products are added to the secure online catalog as they arrive.
    Please keep the Country Seat Courier newsletters as they contain new products and any changes to the print catalog. You can always read the current and past 6 months Country Seat Courier Newsletters online at our Newsletter Page
    Click HERE to start on-line shopping 24 hours a day.
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    The Country Seat, Inc.
    Basketry, Gourd Weaving & Chair Seating Supplies
    1013 Old Philly Pike
    Kempton, Pennsylvania 19529-9321 USA
    Phone: 610-756-6124
    Fax: 610-756-0088
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