A Basket made on a Basket Weaving Template

A Basket made on a Basket Weaving Template

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This basket is woven from colourful paper yarn on a basket weaving template. The edge is finished with a sewn-on piece of felt.

Guide step 1
1.
Lift the pegs on the basket weaving template away from the base.
Guide step 2
2.
Use a glue gun and attach the paper yarn onto the inside bottom of one of the pegs.
Guide step 3
3.
Now weave the paper yarn inside and outside the pegs all the way around. Tighten and push the paper yarn down as you go along. Continue until you wish to change colour with a new piece of paper yarn.
Guide step 4
4.
Secure paper yarn in a different colour with a blob of glue on the cut-off end of the previous piece of paper yarn.
Guide step 5
5.
Finish the weaving at the top of the basket weaving template before the pegs bend. Use a glue gun to secure the loose end.
Guide step 6
6.
Attach double-sided adhesive tape onto the outside of the basket edge – all the way around. Cut a 4.5cm wide piece of felt same length as the basket's circumference. NB: the large basket weaving template's diameter is 54 cm.
Guide step 7
7.
Attach the piece of felt onto the double-sided adhesive tape and bend it over the edge – all the way around.
Guide step 8
8.
Push the weaving underneath the felt edge down a bit, allowing some space for passing a needle when sewing on the felt during the next step.
Guide step 9
9.
Cut a 1m piece of paper yarn. Secure the end onto the basket weaving template behind the felt with a blob of glue. Now sew the felt onto the basket all the way around.

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