My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Messy edged basket

Start a basic weaving pattern

Start a basic weaving pattern

For more detailed instructions on how to weave with foliage see the Tutorial below

Weave in blades of grass the shape the base of the basket

Weave in blades of grass the shape the base of the basket

Fold the sides up and continue the weaving pattern

Fold the sides up and continue the weaving pattern

For more detailed instructions on how to shape the corners and sides of the basket see the Tutorials below

Build up the basket

Build up the basket. For my design I left the edges long and dangling. To add to the messy look, I also varied the sizes of the baskets ever so slightly

For detailed instructions on how to finish the basket neatly, see the Tutorials below

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Tutorials

8 June 2011 Foliage Weaving

For this tutorial I focus on a simple weave pattern that does not require you to soften or prepare the leaves to be more durable or flexible. This is the starting point in...

20 December 2011 Weaving a gift box with a lid from palm leaves

A great all natural gift decorating alternative

1 February 2012 Weaving a diagonal green grass basket

Once you figure out how to do the corners weaving a diagonal shape is actually not that hard to do.

20 December 2011 Weaving a gift box with a lid from palm leaves

A great all natural gift decorating alternative

5 June 2013 Weaving a cube foliage ring box

Weave a cube with a ribbon

Related Designs

12 August 2015 Catch of the Day

Weave a loose basket to display a single flower... or three

25 January 2017 What is in a basket of spectacular?

Weave a basket with dangling edges for a single orchid display

17 May 2017 Nobody move!

Weave a small basket with a lid to keep fluffy treasures in

26 June 2019 “Ok wow”

A design so fine you can easily miss it... if it were not for the interwoven pebbles catching your eye.