Make a Braided Basket from Fat Quarters or Scraps

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Turn strips of fabric into a charming basket by braiding them together. While the basket was created to showcase a particular fabric line it will be beautiful in whatever prints you choose.

Start with 12 fat quarters, whether from one fabric line or several. You can also use scraps cut into 1 1/2″ strips.

Make a Braided Basket from Fat Quarters or Scraps

One of the things we love about this braided basket is that the long edges are folded under while braiding. That means there aren’t a lot of loose threads showing, which produces a more polished finish.

The completed basket, from Art Gallery Fabrics, is about 9” wide x 7 ½” tall. You can make yours whatever size and shape you want.

Make a Braided Basket from Fat Quarters or Scraps

Watch the following video to see how the basket is made. You’ll love how simple it is to create.

Click here to watch the video at YouTube if it doesn’t play on your device.

A written transcript is available here on YouTube below the video. Click on “Show more” found at the end of a brief bit of text to see the entire thing.


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