Paper Art Crafts


Weave a Paper Plate Craft
Mark three-inch increments around the edges of the plate.
Mark three-inch increments around the edges of the plate.
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Jazz up a wall hanging with this weave a paper plate craft and use all sorts of trim -- some rough, some smooth, some shiny, and even some unexpected, such as wire.

Step 3: Starting about 1/2 inch from the outer edge of the plate at each of the

What You'll Need:

  • Paper plate
  • Markers
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Yarn
  • Trims such as pony beads or feathers (optional)

How to Weave a Paper Plate Craft:

Step 1: Draw a small design in the center of the paper plate with markers.

Step 2: Use a pencil to lightly mark 3-inch increments around the edge of the plate to indicate spacing.

Step 3: Starting about 1/2 inch from the outer edge of the plate at each of the pencil marks, cut a 2-1/2-inch slit toward the center of the plate. Make sure you don't cut into your center design.Step 4: Weave pieces of colorful yarn through the slits. Change colors by tying one color to another. As you weave the yarn, thread on beads or tie in feathers.

Step 5: When you're done weaving the yarn, knot it in back and cut off excess yarn.

Now you have a finished plate that would liven up any wall!

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