Learn to weave a basket out of Duck Tape.
I’m again with one other Duck Tape craft in the present day! This one is tremendous cool, mates! I’m excited to point out you methods 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 performed.
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Step 1: Lower two 21 inch lengthy piece of Duck Tape. Stick these two items collectively sticky sides in. Then minimize these in half lengthwise so you’ve got lengthy, skinny strips. Repeat till you’ve got twelve skinny strips whole.
Step 2: Lay six strips down horizontally, then weave the remaining six strips by vertically.
Step 3: Push all of them tightly collectively and ensure all the perimeters 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 perimeters of the diamond and make a superb crease.
Step 5: Discover a nook of the diamond and fold the 2 adjoining strips along with the left strip on high of the correct 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, beneath, over, beneath till every part begins to return collectively. Clothespins can be your greatest good friend by this half. They maintain every part from unraveling.
Step 7: When you’ve woven to the highest of the basket, discover the shortest items and they’ll decide the peak of the general basket.
Step 8: Fold the overlapping items collectively to make some extent, trim away any extra, and safe with a chunk 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 very totally different vibe simply because I used totally different colours and patterns of tape. It holds my markers completely.
You can even make a deal with out of Duck Tape and fasten it inside for a extra conventional basket. These could be good for Easter!
I instructed you, these little baskets are the good! If any of the steps above appear unclear, watch the video tutorial. It helps to see how the weaving half comes collectively.