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twylag
« on: August 10, 2007 01:09:38 PM »

Would anyone know how to put something together like this?  I've been looking for a tutorial but haven't found one yet.
http://raw-bags.com/shop/agora.cgi?cart_id=5595623.30383*8v6uS5&xm=on&product_id=00014
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cat2cat
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2007 06:21:50 PM »

The bag looks like small rolls of newspaper twined between spokes.  If you have a library nearby a basic basket weaving book would help.  Basketmakers.com online has lots of info and links, too, and here is the page that shows the weave used for the bag you like:  http://basketmakers.com/topics/bytechnique/twined/twiningtech.htm
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improvtara
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2007 05:29:16 PM »

I saw this too! (Thank you, Daily Candy!) I would think it would have some sort of finish on it as well -- I can't imagine that plain newsprint would hold up to the elements for long!
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ladylefay
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2008 07:13:43 AM »

Here's a site that explains how to make a basket with newspapers:

http://www.essortment.com/all/recyclepapers_rlyb.htm

It took me forever to find the link again...I'm trying this today!
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