Easy, Artsy Baskets

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The project idea “weave” been waiting for! Learn to make a basket during our Easy, Artsy Baskets Facebook Live Demo on 9/29 at 6 p.m. CST. Intertwine functional aesthetic with quirky creativity to construct a basket that’s anything but conventional. Start with glue-soaked fibers over a balloon and w...

Instructions

  1. Blow up a balloon and cut lengths of yarn, string, cord, etc. into lengths no longer than 1 yd.
  2. Dip fibers into a mixture of four parts glue to one part water.
  3. Arrange them over balloon, then allow to dry. Pop the balloon.
  4. Weave other fibers randomly through the openings in the basket until reaching the desired level of completion.