Store Scraps in Coordinating Baskets

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These Make Charming Gifts, Too!

Squares cut from scraps were used to make these charming baskets. The designer made the baskets in a rainbow of colors and uses them to store … scraps. She can tell at a glance where to find the color she wants (red basket, red scraps).

While the baskets are great for organizing scraps (and fat quarters), they’re also useful for many other things in the sewing room and beyond. They make nice gifts, too.

The Glorified Scrap Basket Tutorial

Start with 2 1/2″ squares and a lining fabric in your preferred color palette.  Annie’s Soft and Stable Batting provides structure for the baskets, while 1″ cotton webbing is perfect for the handles.

The Glorified Scrap Basket Tutorial

The Glorified Scrap Basket Tutorial

The Glorified Scrap Basket Tutorial

The finished baskets, designed by Maria from Sewsewmaria, are 6 inches tall, 6 inches wide and 9 inches deep. It is easy to alter the size by simply adjusting the number of 2 1/5” squares in each row or column.

Click here for the free “The Glorified Scrap Basket” tutorial.


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