Learn to weave a basket out of Duck Tape.
I’m again with one other Duck Tape craft right now! This one is tremendous cool, mates! I’m excited to indicate you find out how to make a woven basket out of Duck Tape. The distinctive factor about this basket is that it’s woven on the diagonal and has a cute zig zag edge alongside the highest. It’s SO enjoyable. I’ve already made a bunch of them! And I’m going to stroll you thru each step. I additionally made a video tutorial so you may see precisely the way it’s executed.
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Step 1: Reduce two 21 inch lengthy piece of Duck Tape. Stick these two items collectively sticky sides in. Then reduce these in half lengthwise so you could have lengthy, skinny strips. Repeat till you could have twelve skinny strips complete.
Step 2: Lay six strips down horizontally, then weave the remaining six strips by way of vertically.
Step 3: Push all of them tightly collectively and ensure all the sides are even and the entire thing is centered.
Step 4: Use masking tape to make a diamond form within the heart. Fold the strips inward alongside the sides of the diamond and make a great crease.
Step 5: Discover a nook of the diamond and fold the 2 adjoining strips along with the left strip on prime of the appropriate strip. Clip them collectively briefly with a clothespin. Repeat for all 4 corners.
Step 6: Now you can begin weaving. Discover the items that go subsequent to one another and weave over, underneath, over, underneath till all the pieces begins to come back collectively. Clothespins might be your greatest pal by way of this half. They hold all the pieces from unraveling.
Step 7: When you’ve woven to the highest of the basket, discover the shortest items and they’re going to decide the peak of the general basket.
Step 8: Fold the overlapping items collectively to make a degree, trim away any extra, and safe with a bit of invisible tape.
Step 9: Take away the masking tape from inside and your basket is finished!
I’m utilizing it as a plant cozy. It’s waterproof and durable, so it’s actually good to wrap round a plain pot.
Right here’s one other basket with a completely totally different vibe simply because I used totally different colours and patterns of tape. It holds my markers completely.
You too can make a deal with out of Duck Tape and connect it inside for a extra conventional basket. These could be good for Easter!
I informed you, these little baskets are the best! If any of the steps above appear unclear, watch the video tutorial. It helps to see how the weaving half comes collectively.