Easy Weave Basket

Create practical and decorative basket from inexpensive materials!
I have a huge fondness for all kinds of woven baskets. Now I am arranging my place, and if I could, I would put baskets everywhere. Fortunately my friends control my decorative madness ;) and they stop me when I go too far with needless stuff.

I want to show you great tutorial for Easy Weave Basket. I found it on “Craft Passion” website. Author of this idea explains clearly how to make it, and additionally shows many pictures of details and gives needful templates. What’s great in this kind of project is that you don’t need any expensive material, so if you want, you can make full set of baskets at a very low cost.

If you’re looking for other kind of basket, check the Recycled Paper Basket!

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To check step-by-step tutorial, click here!


What you need:


  • Sharp scissors (able to cut thick cardboard)
  • Hole puncher
  • Tapestry needle (#13)
  • Clothes pin
  • Craft / Tacky Glue
  • Pen or pencil
  • Ruler

Supplies / ingredients:

  • Thick Cardboard or paperboard, non-corrugated (around 1/6″ thick)
  • Felt for bottom and base
  • Weaving material, example: yarn, twine, fabric strips, ribbons etc…

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