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A Ribbon Soap Basket

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Cost
$ $ $ $ $
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Time
15 mins

craft, teacher's gift, cheap, budget
This is an old handcraft I learn long ago from a classmate during my primary school. I make some many of them to present to my teacher during Teacher's Day!

Posted by Pei Ching L. from Malaysia • Published June 24, 2011 • See Pei Ching L.'s 11 projects »
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  • How to make an air freshener. A Ribbon Soap Basket - Step 1
    Step 1

    Prepare all the material

  • How to make an air freshener. A Ribbon Soap Basket - Step 2
    Step 2

    You can use needles with bead's pin head or you can customize your own pin head by adding beads into it before use.

  • How to make an air freshener. A Ribbon Soap Basket - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut a small piece of paper according to the shape of the soap

  • How to make an air freshener. A Ribbon Soap Basket - Step 4
    Step 4

    Fold the paper into quarter and mark 5 marks on it with same gaps.

  • How to make an air freshener. A Ribbon Soap Basket - Step 5
    Step 5

    Make a small cut on the marking and you will have a nice pattern to mark where you need to insert the needles!

  • How to make an air freshener. A Ribbon Soap Basket - Step 6
    Step 6

    Fixed the paper position with two pins.

  • How to make an air freshener. A Ribbon Soap Basket - Step 7
    Step 7

    Insert the needles onto the soap according to the cut marking. Turn over the soap and do the same thing for the other side

  • How to make an air freshener. A Ribbon Soap Basket - Step 8
    Step 8

    Fold one end of the ribbon and pin it using one of the needle you have inserted earlier

  • How to make an air freshener. A Ribbon Soap Basket - Step 9
    Step 9

    Fold the ribbon in up and down pattern, always maintain the same direction as shown in the picture

  • How to make an air freshener. A Ribbon Soap Basket - Step 10
    Step 10

    No skipping between needle when do the folding pattern, wrap the upper needle, turn and twist and wrap the lower needle and repeat...

  • How to make an air freshener. A Ribbon Soap Basket - Step 11
    Step 11

    turn and wrap and repeat...

  • How to make an air freshener. A Ribbon Soap Basket - Step 12
    Step 12

    You should see such a pattern forming...

  • How to make an air freshener. A Ribbon Soap Basket - Step 13
    Step 13

    When you finished go around the whole soap. Let the end of the ribbon go under the pleat and pull into the underneath side...

  • How to make an air freshener. A Ribbon Soap Basket - Step 14
    Step 14

    Secure the end with a pin.

  • How to make an air freshener. A Ribbon Soap Basket - Step 15
    Step 15

    Decorate the wire with some ribbon or beads..the wire will serve as the handle to the 'ribbon basket'

  • How to make an air freshener. A Ribbon Soap Basket - Step 16
    Step 16

    Now, you have completed a ribbon soap basket!

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Abby W.
Abby W. · Saint Louis, Missouri, MO, United States · 16 projects

So pretty and practical--my favorite kind of project! (((:

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Pei Ching L.
Pei Ching L. · Butterworth, , Malaysia · 11 projects

Thanks lling.1 and Becsta! Love PC

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lling l.
lling l. · , , Philippines

thanks for sharing ... the best of all the tutorials for this project

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Becsta!
Becsta! · Clarkefield, Victoria, AU · 3 projects

oh my gosh!!! Its awsum!! I LOOOVE IT!!! yay xD

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