A Nicely Sized Thread Catcher for All Those Snippets

It’s a Wonderful Little Storage Basket Too!

Have you ever wished you had a thread-catcher, or that yours was bigger? This pretty little basket is perfect. There’s plenty of room but it’s easy to carry around and sits nicely next to the machine.





Nicole, at Sister’s Choice Quilts, traded in her small thread catcher for this larger basket. It’s big enough for threads, snippets and trimmings. Plus, it’s a quick project and will be lovely in your favorite scraps.

Thread Catcher Basket Tutorial

The tutorial, from The Sewing Chick, specifies duck canvas inside the basket for stiffening. Nicole didn’t have any on hand so she used muslin and gave it body with Steam a Seam (presumably she fused two layers of muslin together). Or add a light to medium weight fusible interfacing to the back of the lining fabric.

Thread Catcher Basket Tutorial

Once completed, the thread catcher is 4 1/2″ x 5″. This cute little basket can be used for storing spools of thread, clips and other items as well.

Click here for the “Quilt-as-you-go Thread Catcher” tutorial.

 


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