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Thread: How I made a woven textile box

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    Senior Member tothenci's Avatar
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    How I made a woven textile box

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    Cut cca. 2,5 cm semi hard batting strips
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    Cut stripes of different fabric cca. 6 cm .
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    Iron a paper-glue strips to the edge of the strip
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    I prepare the strip
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    I wove the bottom...
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    ...and the sides
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    Before completion cut the top
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    Finally ending the top with a binding.
    Remark: You may make extra box with (wide)satin stripes too.
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    This is really cool!! What is the finished width of the strips (english) looks like maybe 1 inch? Thank you
    Last edited by suebee; 01-07-2012 at 10:19 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by suebee View Post
    This is really cool!! What is the finished width of the strips (english) looks like maybe 1 inch? Thank you
    Yes.about 1 inch wide
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    Looks like a very cool technique. If you did it flat instead of a box, I think it would make a super envelope for a nook, ereader, Ipad etc. Thanks for sharing!

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    Great tut, thanks a bunch.
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    Wow, this is really cool! I've made a few woven fabric bowls. I'd love to make this one! Thank you for the tute!
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    Thank You Enci, for the tute.
    I am going to make one into wastebasket for sewing room.

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    dang..that looks like FUN....might have to give that a go for EAster!

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    question please..I realize you are not in the USA, but was wondering, if instead of using the hard batting, you could use something like Timtex or fast2fuse? They are the stiff interfacing used to make tote bags/purses!

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    Good work! Always love to see ideas. Thanks for showing us.

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