What a beautiful Easter basket! No one else has one - becasue it's hand-made out of cloth and tape.
Braided Easter Basket

Braided Easter Basket

What a beautiful Easter basket! No one else has one - becasue it's hand-made out of cloth and tape.



How It Is Done:

Attach tape to the narrow side of the Cloth.
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Attach tape to the narrow side of the Cloth.

01

Attach tesa® double-sided Tape, universal to the narrow side of the cloth. Leave a 1 cm gap on one edge and approx. 6 cm gap on the other edge of the cloth.

Cut cloth strips.
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Cut cloth strips.

02

Cut cloth strips.

Remove the backing film.
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Remove the backing film.

03

Remove the backing film. Turn over the narrower edge (1 cm) and press it into the tape.

Turn down the cloth edge and attach tape.
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Turn down the cloth edge and attach tape.

04

Turn down the wider cloth edge 1 cm and attach tesa® double-sided tape (1.5 cm).

Turn it down once to "hem" the edge.
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Turn it down once to "hem" the edge.

05

Turn it down once to "hem" the edge.

Fold the lower edge.
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Fold the lower edge.

06

Fold the lower cloth edge over the wide tape and press down.

Make another 6 cloth strips.
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Make another 6 cloth strips.

07

Make another 6 cloth strips as described in steps 1-5 and interweave them as shown in the photo.

Fold the strips upwards and interweave a long strip diagonally.
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Fold the strips upwards and interweave a long strip diagonally.

08

Fold the cloth strips upwards and interweave a long strip diagonally. This is how the basket's height is created. Fasten with paperclips.

Trim the strips to one height.
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Trim the strips to one height.

09

Trim the cloth strips to one height.

Attach the cloth with masking tape.
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Attach the cloth with masking tape.

10

Attach the cloth with tesa® masking tape Precision Sensitive.

Attach the cloth with masking tape.
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Attach the cloth with masking tape.

11

Attach the cloth with tesa® masking tape Precision Sensitive.

Insert double-sided tape and place the strips around the edge.
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Insert double-sided tape and place the strips around the edge.

12

Insert tesa® double-sided tape into the cloth (leave 0.5 cm of cloth on the upper and lower edge and fold it over). Place the strips around the edge with the tape side facing down and press firmly. Remove the paperclips.

What a beautiful Easter basket! No one else has one - becasue it's hand-made out of cloth and tape.
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What a beautiful Easter basket! No one else has one - becasue it's hand-made out of cloth and tape.

13

Enjoy your self-made Easter basket!

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