Sew A Fabric Basket


Learn how to sew a fabric basket, use up all your fabric scraps and create a very useful multi-purpose storage pot. Once you know how to make one we know you will make many more!

⏱ 1 Hour | 9 Lessons



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Learn to sew a fabric basket using a fun, fast quilt-as-you-go technique. This handy fabric basket is a great sewing gift idea or beginner sewing project and you can now make it in 3 different sizes.

A fast a fun way to make a fabric basket, Quilt-As-You-Go is a fantastic quilting technique where you create your patchwork fabric piece  from small scraps and do the quilting part at the same time.

This great pot can be made from matching fabrics, or from leftover fabric scraps. This is a fun, quick and addictive technique in which you sew a lovely multi-purpose gift.

You need very little fabric for this project and once you learn this technique you can translate your new skills into all kinds of other projects.

Finished basket sizes:

Small 5.5″H x 3″D x 3″W

Medium 7.5″H x 4″D x 4″W

Large 9.5″H x 5″D x 5″W


What You Will Need

To follow along with the lessons in this class you will need the following tools and materials:

★ Your downloadable cutting layout

★ A sewing machine

★ Scissors

★ Pins

★ A fabric marker or chalk

★ A quilting ruler

★ Approx 1/3 metre of solid colour quilting cotton

★ Assorted scrap fabrics totalling approx 1/4 metre

★ A 1/4 metre of polyester wadding (or cotton batting)

Optional – for cutting fabrics: A rotary cutter & self-healing board

Reviews ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Made a couple of these for presents. Such fun to make and so pleased with the results. Must make some for myself! Can’t fault the instructions. Thankyou. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

I’ve just finished making my QAYG fabric basket and I love it! It was so nice to sew along with Nikki and the video guidance was brilliant. I’ll definitely be making more of these – thank you ladies! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

This was a well put together, easy to follow class for sewists of all abilitiies. I highly recommend it.  I love the little pot I produced… ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

An excellent class, so clearly explained and the filming just right too. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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