Woven paper craft is a nice way to recycle old newspaper and magazines. Sometimes it can be turned into some useful household stuffs, such as a storage box -- wonder if can make one large enough for kitty bed .
Fabric pail tutorial - this looks like a fun technique. This size basket - 5 x 5 x - needs 20 strips of fabric @ x . and enough fusible interfacing (I guess the firm stuff - she doesn't specify) to back all of those strips.
Easy-Weave Newsprint Basket -- not these baskets, but I'm thinking about the prospect of framing an entire children's grade of one project in newspaper. Like newspaper for the mat, and then construction paper for the frame.