Fabric Baskets

Fabric Basket

Free project instructions to embroider freestanding lace Easter basket

Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.

Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.


Fabric baskets are the perfect way to corral your things in style. Whether you're organizing gardening gear or keeping your crafting stash tidy, they're a wonderful (and eye-catching) storage solution.
 
Project Needs & Notes:

-3/4 yard sturdy cotton fabric
-3/4 yard medium-weight fusible interfacing
-3/4 yard sturdy print cotton fabric
-1/4 yard print cotton fabric
-Air-erase pen
-Medium weight cutaway stabilizer
-Temporary spray adhesive

The designs featured in this tutorial are:
- E3682, Jubilant Jacobean Bloom 9
- J7618, Blooming into Spring (Vintage)

Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.

Finished Size:
11 1/2" x 8 1/2" x 9 1/2" deep

Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
To start, cut a piece of sturdy cotton fabric, like denim or twill, to 20 1/2" x 14".

Along each side edge, measure and mark 5 1/2" up from both bottom corners.

Draw a line connecting the marks. The area under the line will become the bottom of the basket.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Print a template of the design using embroidery software.

Center the template within the top of the shape, leaving about 2" of space between the top edge of the design and the top edge of the fabric.

Mark the center point and the horizontal and vertical axis lines.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Remove the template and spray a piece of medium-weight cutaway stabilizer with temporary adhesive.

Smooth the fabric on top and hoop the fabric and stabilizer together, aligning the marks on the hoop with the marks on the fabric.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Attach the hoop to the machine and load the design.

Move the hoop so the needle is right over the center point on the design.

Embroider the design.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
When the design has finished, trim away the excess stabilizer.

Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
For the opposite side of the basket, cut another piece of cotton fabric to 20 1/2" x 14".

You can also embroider this side of the basket if you like -- mark the fabric just as you did for the first side, and embroider the design.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
For the trim, cut two pieces of print cotton fabric to 3" x 20 1/2".

Align the fabric pieces along the top edges of the side pieces, right sides together.

Pin in place, and sew a 1/2" seam along the top edge only.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Press the seams with an iron.

Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Lay a piece of medium-weight fusible interfacing with the fusible side facing up -- the interfacing will help give the basket shape.

Lay the side pieces on top, right sides facing up. Cut around the shapes of the front and back pieces.

Use an iron to activate the interfacing.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Then, top stitch a 1/4" seam along the inner edge of the trim on each side.

Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Align the side pieces right sides together, and pin in place.

Sew a 1/2" seam along the side and bottom edges only.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Square off the bottom by aligning the bottom seam with the side seams, pin in place.

Draw an 8" line across the fabric, perpendicular to the seam, along each corner.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.

Sew a seam across the lines. Trim each corner leaving 1/2" excess.

Then, turn the fabric right side out.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
For the handles, cut two pieces of print cotton fabric and two pieces of sturdy cotton fabric to 2 1/2" x 12".

Pair the pieces right sides together, pin in place. Sew a 1/2" seam along one of the long sides.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Lay the fabric flat and fold the long edges in 1/2" to the wrong side and press.

Then, align the long folded edges wrong sides together, and pin.

Sew a 1/4" seam along the folded sides.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Pin the ends of the handles about 1 1/4" out from each side seam (along the ends of the basket).

Allow the raw ends of the handles to extend about 1/2" past the edge of of the fabric.

Pin in place.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
For the inner lining, cut two pieces of fabric to 20 1/2" x 16".

Align the pieces right sides together and pin in place.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Sew a 1/2" seam along the side and bottom edges only.

Square off the bottom just as you did earlier: Align the side seams with the bottom seam, draw the lines, sew across the lines, and trim the corners.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Insert the embroidered outer piece inside the inner lining, right sides together, and align the side seams and the top edges.

Pin in place. Sew a 1/2" seam along the top edge leaving about 8" open at the back.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Turn the fabric right side out and insert the inner lining inside the outer piece.

Turn the fabric of the opening in 1/2" to the wrong side and pin.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Sew a 1/2" seam along the entire top edge of the basket.

Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
A wonderful way to store all your belongings! Make one for the crafts room, the living room, or even the laundry room.

Fabric Baskets



This project is featured on the Embroidery Library Pinterest page.

Pin it yourself using the "Pin It" button on this page.



Questions or comments? Let us know! Send an email to us; the address is stitch@emblibrary.com.
Fabric Baskets

Fabric Basket

Free project instructions to embroider freestanding lace Easter basket

Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.

Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.


Fabric baskets are the perfect way to corral your things in style. Whether you're organizing gardening gear or keeping your crafting stash tidy, they're a wonderful (and eye-catching) storage solution.
 
Project Needs & Notes:

-3/4 yard sturdy cotton fabric
-3/4 yard medium-weight fusible interfacing
-3/4 yard sturdy print cotton fabric
-1/4 yard print cotton fabric
-Air-erase pen
-Medium weight cutaway stabilizer
-Temporary spray adhesive

The designs featured in this tutorial are:
- E3682, Jubilant Jacobean Bloom 9
- J7618, Blooming into Spring (Vintage)

Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.

Finished Size:
11 1/2" x 8 1/2" x 9 1/2" deep

Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
To start, cut a piece of sturdy cotton fabric, like denim or twill, to 20 1/2" x 14".

Along each side edge, measure and mark 5 1/2" up from both bottom corners.

Draw a line connecting the marks. The area under the line will become the bottom of the basket.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Print a template of the design using embroidery software.

Center the template within the top of the shape, leaving about 2" of space between the top edge of the design and the top edge of the fabric.

Mark the center point and the horizontal and vertical axis lines.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Remove the template and spray a piece of medium-weight cutaway stabilizer with temporary adhesive.

Smooth the fabric on top and hoop the fabric and stabilizer together, aligning the marks on the hoop with the marks on the fabric.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Attach the hoop to the machine and load the design.

Move the hoop so the needle is right over the center point on the design.

Embroider the design.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
When the design has finished, trim away the excess stabilizer.

Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
For the opposite side of the basket, cut another piece of cotton fabric to 20 1/2" x 14".

You can also embroider this side of the basket if you like -- mark the fabric just as you did for the first side, and embroider the design.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
For the trim, cut two pieces of print cotton fabric to 3" x 20 1/2".

Align the fabric pieces along the top edges of the side pieces, right sides together.

Pin in place, and sew a 1/2" seam along the top edge only.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Press the seams with an iron.

Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Lay a piece of medium-weight fusible interfacing with the fusible side facing up -- the interfacing will help give the basket shape.

Lay the side pieces on top, right sides facing up. Cut around the shapes of the front and back pieces.

Use an iron to activate the interfacing.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Then, top stitch a 1/4" seam along the inner edge of the trim on each side.

Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Align the side pieces right sides together, and pin in place.

Sew a 1/2" seam along the side and bottom edges only.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Square off the bottom by aligning the bottom seam with the side seams, pin in place.

Draw an 8" line across the fabric, perpendicular to the seam, along each corner.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.

Sew a seam across the lines. Trim each corner leaving 1/2" excess.

Then, turn the fabric right side out.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
For the handles, cut two pieces of print cotton fabric and two pieces of sturdy cotton fabric to 2 1/2" x 12".

Pair the pieces right sides together, pin in place. Sew a 1/2" seam along one of the long sides.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Lay the fabric flat and fold the long edges in 1/2" to the wrong side and press.

Then, align the long folded edges wrong sides together, and pin.

Sew a 1/4" seam along the folded sides.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Pin the ends of the handles about 1 1/4" out from each side seam (along the ends of the basket).

Allow the raw ends of the handles to extend about 1/2" past the edge of of the fabric.

Pin in place.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
For the inner lining, cut two pieces of fabric to 20 1/2" x 16".

Align the pieces right sides together and pin in place.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Sew a 1/2" seam along the side and bottom edges only.

Square off the bottom just as you did earlier: Align the side seams with the bottom seam, draw the lines, sew across the lines, and trim the corners.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Insert the embroidered outer piece inside the inner lining, right sides together, and align the side seams and the top edges.

Pin in place. Sew a 1/2" seam along the top edge leaving about 8" open at the back.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Turn the fabric right side out and insert the inner lining inside the outer piece.

Turn the fabric of the opening in 1/2" to the wrong side and pin.


Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
Sew a 1/2" seam along the entire top edge of the basket.

Free video with instructions on how to embroider a fabric basket.
A wonderful way to store all your belongings! Make one for the crafts room, the living room, or even the laundry room.

Fabric Baskets

This project is featured on the Embroidery Library Pinterest page.

Pin it yourself using the "Pin It" button on this page.



Questions or comments? Let us know! Send an email to us; the address is stitch@emblibrary.com.
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