Nothing looks prettier in your sewing room than a shelf of fabric baskets to hold your sewing supplies, notions and of course your stacks of fabrics, fat quarters and more. In this tutorial, you can follow along and create these super structured fabric baskets with strong handles. Make a bold statement with bright and colorful fabrics, or use stunning monochrome and damask with a splash of brights!
Finished size – the large basket measuring 10″ wide x 8″ tall x 6″ deep and the small companion is 8″ wide x 7″ tall x 5″ deep. The two nest perfectly together.
Materials needed: (Large Basket)
½ yard of 44-45″ wide fabric for the basket exterior ½ yard of 44-45″ wide fabric for the basket lining and top of handles ¼ yard of 44-45″ wide fabric or scrap for back of handles ¾ yard of heavyweight fusible OR sew-in interfacing ½ yard of 44-45″ lightweight batting 1 yard of wide coordinating rick rack; suggested 1″ in black 1 yard of wide velvet ribbon if you want to add a decorative bow; suggested 2″ black velvet