Looking for the perfect sewing basket? Make your own to fit your stitching needs. Great for Applique, English Paper piecing, hand work 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.
Approximate sizes for finished baskets:
Large: 9 1/2″ x 5″ x 6″
Small: 8 1/2″ x 5 x 3 3/4″
Materials needed to make both sizes:
3/4 yard fabric for outside
3/4 yard fabric for inside lining
1/2 yard Soft and Stable by Annie, or 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 large bag, and one 18″ purse zipper for the small bag.
1 piece of plastic canvas for base
thin elastic hair bands for thread holders (2 per bag)
You will receive a pattern for rotary cutting, with detailed instructions and illustrations.
Buy the pattern on Etsy here