DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO MAKE A VARIETY OF ITEMS FROM USED PACKINGSTRAPS.THIS HAS TAKEN ME 15 YEARS TO COME UP WITH THIS ARTICLE.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 2010
Basketry-recycled material -A- Introduction and single weave.
PLASTIC PACKING STRAPS ARTICLES by Jemima LauIntroductionEveryday, meters of colorful binders or packing straps used for packaging materials are thrownaway. The smaller ones are heat sealed and the thicker ones are secured with metal holders. They are made of plastic, nylon or polyester. These can be collected to make useful baskets, table mats,coasters and balls. These binders are of many colors and different thickness and width
¾ cm, 1cm, 1 ½ cm, 1 ¾ cm, 2 cm and 2 ½ cm. Some are slightly thicker and harder and others arethinner and softer.