Wednesday, April 13, 2016

how to weave a box




  1. Gather all your equipment so you're ready to start.
  2. Measure ten strips of paper 1 cm And 30 centimetre long.
  3. Cut strips of paper
  4. place 5 strips of paper on the mat next to each other about   2 centimetres apart.
  5.  Grab a strip and weave it through the strips on the mat.
  6. repeat  step 5 using the   4 strips remaining.
  7.  Once step 6 is  complete carefully push   the Strps  together Until they meet
  8. sellotape to help the strips in place
  9.  to make the sides of box fold the outside strips back over the base (to keep the sides straight fold the strips using the linen of the base as your guide) .  
  10. Cut out 4 more strips that are 24 cm long and 1cm wide.
  11. Take 1 strip and fold it into 4 quarters (to give it 4 corners)
  12. With the same strip weave it through the sides of the box.
  13. Tape each corner to keep the strip in place.
  14. Repeat steps 12 and 13 with the 3 strips remaining.
  15. To finish the box make sure you fold any other strips and tape it down.

1 comment:

  1. That was very interesting I really enjoyed learning that. I will try it some time. It was cool. Thank you!!!

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