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“I just adore this little basket.”
You've sewn their Halloween costumes or their Easter best - now sew the basket up as well! This 4-in-1 pattern will allow you to make a ruffle flower basket, a jack-'o-lantern, a three-eyed monster, or you can sew this without the additional embellishments in your favorite fabrics. All pattern pieces are included! The basket measures 7" at the base and is about 8" tall (not including the handle).
This is a great pattern for a confident beginner with some sewing experience under her belt, primarily because you and your machine will need to handle sewing through several layers. Otherwise, all steps are explained and easy enough to follow for a new sewist!
Photos and text © Deanna D. McCool and Birdsong Bows and Patterns 2012. All Rights Reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, shared or transmitted in any form without expressed written permission of the author. Subject to all international copyright laws. Designs from this pattern may be sold in small quantities by home-based sewists. Please indicate that they’re made with a Birdsong pattern in any descriptive materials.
*5/8 yards of 44-45" wide cotton fabric for outer shell
*3/4 yard of fabric for lining and handle
*3/4 yard of ultra firm sew-in stabilizer
*5/8 yard of medium loft, fusible fleece
*For ruffles: 1/2 yard of fabric
*For ruffles: 1 roll of 6"-wide tulle
*For faces: Scraps of black and white fabric
*For faces: Sheet of double-sided fusible web
*Sheet of gridded plastic canvas
*Sewing machine, iron, ironing board
*90/14 "jeans" sewing needle
*Hand sewing needle
*General sewing supplies
I just adore this little basket.
Very nice! Just what I was looking for! thanks!