Sturdy Fabric Basket Has so Many Uses |
Make it With or Without the Thrift-Shop Belt Handle!
It’s a good thing this is a quick project because you’re sure to find a lot of uses for this wonderful fabric basket.
Make several for your sewing room and for use elsewhere around the house.
You can stiffen your baskets with Peltex or use fusible fleece or batting for a softer basket.
The clever handles are made with a thrift-shop leather belt. But, you can leave them off if you prefer.
The largest pieces of fabric you’ll need are 17″ x 15″ so dig into your fat quarters and large scraps.
The pattern also includes a charming patchwork version.
These baskets make lovely gifts, too. Choose fabrics you know the recipients will like and fill the baskets with things they’ll love.
They even make great Easter baskets!
The finished baskets, by designer Lillyella Stitchery, are 8″ wide x 5″ high x 5″ deep. However, instructions are included to make baskets of any size.
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