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Woven newspaper baskets
is how to weave real cool baskets out of newspaper strips
the edge of this newspaper page to the centerline. Then cut along the
a short strip to a longer one, see picture.
Tape/glue another short strip to the backside of the longer strip, see
is enough to weave one basket
newspaper strip is folded in half over the length here.
Fold in half again.
about 8 of these long strips and 19 short strips. Make short strips by
cutting a long strip in half.
fold the strip in half one more time.
tape or glue to fix the strip to the model, if necessary.
Weave another strip through the model, see arrows (now it's first to
the back, then to the front etc.)
a long strip through the model, see arrows
picture shows how the strip is woven through the model (to the front,
to the back, to the front etc.)
all short strips to the longer one, first to the front, then to the
back, then to the front etc.
Close up of woven
the bottom of the basket flat on the table, use tape or glue to make it
stronger (if necessary).
This picture shows how to bottom should look like.
step 13 about two more times, see arrows as example.
a tube of the model by taping or glueing the parts indicated by the
yellow rectangles together.
step 8 and 10 with all other longer strips.
this spot downwards.
this spot downwards, see arrow, over the part on the left of it.
This DIY-video by Joost Langeveld also has instructions for weaving the