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1 Hour Basket Tutorial. The Pixie Basket Tutorial. Say hello to your new favorite quick project!

The Pixie Basket Tutorial

This cute basket is the perfect size for binding clips, mini charm packs, or any other small notions you want to collect in your sewing room. It also makes a darling little gift basket for tiny presents (hint: Easter is coming!). Beyond that, you can use this to hold jewelry, crayons, office supplies, party favors, candy, clothespins, makeup, recipe cards, small toys -- just about anything! Best of all, you can easily sew one of these -- even two if you're quick -- under an hour. Pixie Basket. 123 Fabric Basket. 1 Hour Basket Tutorial.

Fabric Storage Box – Free Tutorial. By Tina Craig + MIssouri Star Quilts I hope you enjoy this little fabric box tutorial.

Fabric Storage Box – Free Tutorial

I thought it would be something we could make for teachers to put on their desks or for daycare, etc. A million uses come to mind which makes this tutorial and sewing project incredibly useful – practical. This handy storage box is simple enough to sew up in about an hour, which makes it perfect for a last minute hostess gift too. Notes from Terry Ann: Woven Fabric Basket. I had fun last weekend making some little woven baskets out of 2-1/2" batik strips.

notes from Terry Ann: Woven Fabric Basket

These baskets are often made out of paper such as magazines, newspaper, maps, potato chip bags etc. but I wanted to use fabric. I used interfacing to stiffen the strips and make them easy to weave. Materials needed: 20 strips 2-1/2" x 21" (I used precut batik strips) Note: One Bali Pop makes four baskets. 40 strips 1/2" x 20" (1/3 yd.) 20 strips 1/2" x 20" (5/8 yd.)

Fabric glue, wonder clips or clothespins, scissors, thread. Tutorial: Fabric Bucket/Basket. It’s been a long week!

Tutorial: Fabric Bucket/Basket

I meant to post this sooner, but other things kept getting in the way. Better late than never? Anyhow, please read through the entire tutorial before you start. I will have a few tips at the end, that may help you to make decisions on the materials that you use. Tutorial ~ Hanging Fabric Baskets Or Pockets.

I know I say this every time, but I am so excited about this project!

Tutorial ~ Hanging Fabric Baskets Or Pockets

The possibilities are endless! And they are so easy – I am going to have baskets hanging all around my house in a weeks time. I am using these above my sewing desk to hold all my notions and patterns. On The Go Quilting » Stacking Fabric Boxes. After reading various blog posts I’ve written, one of my faithful (and talented) readers, made a wonderful set of stacking fabric boxes for her sweet grand-daughter. Thread Catcher Bag. No-interfacing Storage Basket Tutorial. As promised, a recipe for making washable stand-up storage baskets: You'll need to cut 2 of each of these pieces (click on the pic to enlarge it to a readable size).

No-interfacing Storage Basket Tutorial

The measurements are in centimetres because that's the way I was brought up (sorry). A seam allowance of 1cm is included in these measurements. This basket's base is 15cm wide, but you could make any size using this slightly haphazard formula, where x is the width of the base and y is the height of the basket. And 2 is cm and seam allowance. Pieces cut, sew right sides together along these seams: Sew the boxed corners of the linings by folding the pieces open, matching the side seams with the bottom seams, and stitching across: Zig-zag the top edge of the smaller lining piece.

Hem the bottom edge of the outer sleeve piece, turning up 1cm all round and stitching it down. Turn the lining pieces so that their right side faces out, and slide the outer sleeve over. Almost done, except for the fiddly part! DIY.. Fabric Bin With Handles. Scalloped Edge Basket Tutorial. Sherri from Thread Riding Hood designed these little baskets, complete with a PDF pattern and full tutorial!

Scalloped Edge Basket Tutorial

They’re perfect for gift-giving, for organizing and we also think they’d make lovely little Easter baskets. Learn more about Sherri in her introduction, and have fun with the baskets! Quilted Fabric Tray. Giveaway Day (Week!)

Quilted Fabric Tray

Runs through Friday so don’t miss your chance to enter to win hundreds of different fabric, pattern and handmade item giveaways. Sherri from Thread Riding Hood designed this Quilted Fabric Tray that can be used for serving or as a decorative organizer for any room in your home. The tray has a hard base that works for food and drinks, making it perfect for outdoor entertaining. The trays would also make a great hostess gift! Sherri has instructions for a bonus 6″ x 6″ version of the fabric tray at Thread Riding Hood, where you can also enter to win a fat quarter bundle of Petite Plume by Camelot Fabrics, provided by Warp & Weft. Itty Bitty basket tutorial. Many of you have been asking me for a tutorial on making my storage boxes.

Itty Bitty basket tutorial

I have put together a little tute here. This is a basic version of the storage bucket and can be adapted to any size. For now i'm going to keep it small and simple. I will post back later and explain how to change up the basket to make it bigger and add holes for carrying. This basket is about 5.5" x 5" finished. To start, you need a piece of paper to make a pattern. Next, you are going to fold you paper in half and then fold it in half again, so you have a smaller square. DIY.. Reversible Fabric Storage Bin. I’m addicted to making fabric storage bins.

DIY.. Reversible Fabric Storage Bin

How about you? I made smaller versions of these last year and have always wanted larger ones. I finally had a few free hours to work on the pattern and get a few made. I love how they turned out and how they look with the top edge rolled down. And they are reversible too! Wouldn’t they make an awesome baby shower or house warming gift? The finished size is 8.5″L x 9″W x 7″H.