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“It was a really easy and cute basket to make! Plan on making a bunch of these :)”
This Fabric Basket PDF Sewing Pattern will help you get organized at home, or use it for shopping, gardening or to carry things. Includes two handy sizes and optional pockets.
Pattern includes easy-to-follow step-by-step English instructions, materials list and cutting help. Lots and lots of photos and helpful sewing tips along the way.
Two Convenient Sizes Included:
*Narrower, Taller Basket: 15" High by 19" Wide
*Wider, Shorter Basket: 13" High by 15" Wide
The baskets are fully lined and sit flat when not being carried. PDF Instructions include optional 1 or 2 side pockets with suggested pocket sizes and customizable versions also. Includes easy-to-follow printed templates.
These baskets are wonderful for storing just about anything.
*Take it to market for your veggies
*Store the kids' toys.
*TP in the bathroom
*Scarfs and mitts in the closet
*Mail and keys at the front door
*Perfect for Easter egg hunting
They sit flat so children find them easy to carry around and fill (and to pour out their treasures!) They can be made in a variety of fabrics and patterns for formal spaces, bathrooms, kid’s room, entrance ways, etc. You can make an individual one or put a collection together in one area.
This pattern is for your personal use ONLY. Reproducing or selling products made from this pattern is definitely allowed. However reselling or reproducing this pattern is not permitted.
• 1 yard of quality cotton, linen, canvas, denim or lightweight upholstery fabric for exterior
• 1 yard of quality cotton, linen or lightweight fabric for interior lining
• ½ yard of coordinating fabric for pocket(s)
• ½ yard (or minimum 20” wide) medium or heavy weight fusible interfacing (optional)
• One package of coordinating ¼ or ½ inch wide bias tape (or 2 yards)
It was a really easy and cute basket to make! Plan on making a bunch of these :)
I've almost finished both a short and tall sized basket. They're both very cute and I can't wait to show them off! However, with the large basket, which I made first, the pocket measurements - the stitching lines were not correct, so the middle pocket came out too large and gaped. I ended up adding a seam, so that there are 4 pockets on one side, instead of three. Easy enough to do. I thought it would add shape to the basket to add a seam to each corner, making 2 more pockets on each of the short sides (if you do pockets on both sides). Also, the seam allowance wasn't specified for the handle, but I figured 1/2 inch was probably fine and it was. I plan to make more of these as gifts, as soon as I finish the short one for me!
I love this pattern!