Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Blueberry Coiled Fabric Basket




Here is my first coiled fabric basket. It measures 8 inches across the top and is 3 inches high. I used the same blueberry fabric as the coasters. For the handles, I looped the coils as I was sewing and then afterwards secured them by hand. Embroidery scissors were just the right tool to use to snip any loose threads after completing the basket.

9 comments:

The Rose Cottage said...

So this is what the coiling looks like, I just love it :)

Sarah said...

It looks great - can't believe it is your first!

Annie Howes said...

Perfect name for such a beautiful basket! Bravo!

Leah said...

I like it - what a cool technique!

New England Quilter said...

Thanks for all of your kind words!

CozyMoments said...

WOW, that is BEAUTIFUL!!!! What an awesome basket! I would love to buy a few of those. :) I cannot wait until you get more made and list them, consider them sold. ;)

Take care. :)

Susan said...

These baskets are great. I started making them myself in January. I have already sold four of them and had fun creating my granddaughter's flower girl basket for my son's wedding in September. I also created their card basket for the gift table. I did lots of sculpting with the coiled rope and extra decorating with beads makes each basket unique.

Maddy said...

I am just investigating this craft myself. I love your version.
Best wishes

Whitehall Basket Maker said...

Have fun with it but be careful cause it is addicting!