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Looking for the perfect sewing basket? Make your own to fit your stitching needs. Great for Applique, English Paper piecing, handwork or for taking to a quilting class or sewing bee. The pattern includes 2 sizes, a large for almost everything you’ll need, and a small one project travel size. They could also be used for other things – such as knitting, quilting, beading, cosmetics, toys and other hobby supplies.
Simple enough to make a few! Design pockets for tools you have and things you want to carry. This is a paper pattern for making your own basket.
This is an intermediate level sewing pattern.
When you have finished making this Fabric Sewing Baskets they will measure approximately:-
- Large = 9 1/2″ by 5″ by 6″
- Small = 8 1/2″ by 5 by 3 3/4″
What you will need to make a Fabric Sewing Basket:-
- 3/4 yard fabric for outside,
- 3/4 yard fabric for the inside lining,
- 1/2 yard Soft and Stable by Annie, or an alternative such as headliner foam, or FlexFoam,
- scraps of cotton batting or fleece,
- 3 yards 7/8″ ribbon to use as a seam binding for inside the box,
- a few pretty buttons for decoration,
- One 22″ purse zipper for the large bag, and one 18″ purse zipper for the small bag,
- 1 piece of plastic canvas for the base,
- thin elastic hair bands for thread holders (2 per bag),
- Basic sewing supplies,
- A sewing machine.
You will receive a pattern for rotary cutting, with detailed instructions and illustrations.
Get the pattern here