Fabric basket

Fabric basket free tutoiral
Instructions for making a fabric basket

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Cut the patter for the square basket. (click to enlarge)

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Materials: cotton fabric, 1 cm thick foam, cotton thread, pins, needle, trimming for finishing, scissors, tacking thread, sewing machine.

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Place the paper pattern on a double cotton fabric, pin, cut with 0.5 seam allowance. We cut out 2x the basket and 2x handles, the foam piece is only cut once, with 0.5 seam allowance

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Stack the fabrics on each other; first the cotton fabric right side down, then the foam and the cotton fabric right side up. Pin all three layers and sew the edges on the sewing machine. Choose a longer stitch because of the foam.

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Pin the bottom to the basket according to the pattern.

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Sew the bottom on the machine.

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Pin all four corners of the basket.

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Beging to sew at the bottom with a 0.5cm seam allowance. Cut the edges to 0.3cm and finish with a zigzag stitch (overcast).

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Turn the basket inside out, with the zigzag stitch on the inside.

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Place the trimming on the outside of the basket and sew with a 0.5cm seam all around, fold the trimming at the end.

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Fold the trimming inward and tack all around. Sew on the machine and remove the tacking thread.

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Fold the fabric for the handles in half and toward the center. Sew both sides.

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Finished handles.

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Pin the ears to the outside of the basket. Fold the handles upward and sew.

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Finished basket.