DIY Multipurpose Fabric Basket

Create a easy multipurpose material basket with a fats quarter and some primary stitching provides. This can be a nice newbie stitching challenge and this little basket is a enjoyable versatile family storage merchandise. Use it within the craft room to carry material or yarn, within the nursery to carry diapers, and even out on the entrance porch to cowl up an unsightly planter or pot!

DIY Fabric Basket

DIY Fabric Basket Materials


  • One fats quarter of cloth
  • Warmth adhesive interfacing
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Stitching machine
  • Thread
  • Stitching scissors
  • Straight edge with measure
  • Chopping mat
  • Rotary cutter
  • Material pen
  • Pins


DIY Fabric Basket Step 1

1. Begin by ironing your fats quarter to get out any wrinkles or folds.

2. Fold your fats quarter (width clever) in half and measure the center part. The fats quarter must be a big 18″ x 22″ sq. so when folded in half it is best to create a eleven″ x 18″ rectangle. Minimize down the middle fold that you simply made within the fats quarter to create 2 separate however equal measurement piece of cloth.

three. Reduce a bit of interfacing roughly (or barely bigger) than every of your material rectangles.

DIY Fabric Basket Step 2

four. Iron your material (proper aspect up) to the interfacing to stick the interfacing to the material. Do that with each items of cloth. Minimize off any extra interfacing so that you’ve an ideal eleven″ x 18″ rectangle.

5. Set one rectangle apart. Fold the opposite one in half (incorrect aspect out and width clever) and pin down the edges.

6. Sew alongside the edges that you simply pinned. Take away the pins.

7. Create a field nook by folding over the seam that you simply simply sewed down horizontally towards the underside fold. Fold that seam down completely on the underside fold so that you simply create a ninety diploma angle on the nook. Measure 2 inches out from the nook up the edges and mark a dot. Join the 2 dots with a straight edge and draw a line down the straight edge.

DIY Fabric Basket Step 3

eight. Pin and stitch alongside the road that you simply drew on the nook.

9. Place your straight edge between the nook and the seam your simply sewed and minimize off the nook. This completes your field nook.

10. Repeat steps 7-9 for the opposite nook. This can depart you with a boxy backside and round opening basket insert.

eleven. Repeat steps 5-10 with the material piece you had put aside to create the opposite a part of the basket.

DIY Fabric Basket Step 4

12. Insert one basket half proper aspect in into the opposite basket turned proper aspect out.

thirteen. Fold the sides of every of the edges of the basket inwards and pin to make a seam.

14. Sew alongside the pins to create the ending seam that sews the within and out of doors of the basket collectively. Reduce off any extra strings.

Use this basket with the sides up or fold them down to regulate the peak to your storage wants!

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