Basket

18 Jul

Some time ago I found a nice project on how to woven bowl basket here, and I thought it was a great idea to give it a try.

Alas, the project proved to be more challenging than expected and it took me quite a long time to complete it. At a certain point I even almost gave it up for good. But after “few” months, I decided that it couldn’t be left there standing in the way any more. So, I finished it despites it is far from being perfect!!

What I found more difficult was the start of the project: the twine, cut straight from the bobbin, was too curly and I struggled to keep it in place. I used plenty of clips but that was a pain in the neck. Before starting, I recommend to cut the lengths of twine and straighten them.

Here is the result. I also added a bit of hot glue to fix it.

potatoes, onion and basket

The woven basket from its best side….

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2 Responses to “Basket”

  1. vincepaola172003 July 18, 2014 at 8:19 am #

    Che brava ha visto la luce!!! Mi piace molto perchè è un po’ rustico…bravissima!!!!

    • fiore July 18, 2014 at 9:48 am #

      …altro che “rustico”…. è venuto una vera porcheria… qui l’ho fotografato davvero dal suo lato migliore!! 😉

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