I had a hard time at first, partly because the directions were hard for me to understand, but once I got them, well…look I made a TON! I couldn’t stop!
I am a beginner sewer and making these quilted baskets wasn’t difficult once I made one. The video is to help others like me and make the process a little quicker.
One of the things I love the most is the versatility and the 3 different materials. The ribbon effect all around just makes the basket as well!
Take note, I put fleece in some of the handles and the ones that didn’t have it are droopy so I would recommend putting that in. Also if you have a button attachment to your machine, do those ahead before folding the bag and sewing edges. Just a couple of things I learned along the way and am passing along to you.
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One thing I love to do is make individual tea bags full of my special blends, but it is hard to find a tea bag that will work so I decided to create my own.
I decided to use coffee filters or Bulk Herb Store has some too. Sewing makes it fun as you can add colored thread to make it match a gift or a theme. Thinking about all this Viking stuff around here, purple thread tea bags would be fun!
Stamping is another added love so getting out stamps to go with the persons personality or if it’s a special occasion like a birthday. I of course used our touch of simple ranch life which became my platform to make the tea tags. I hope you will find it just as fun and your special touches will be a delight for the receiver.
Let me know what you think by making a comment below. I enjoy seeing the ideas as well as ways to improve my own ideas.
SO…here ya go!
Now for the fun part! Stamping time! Grab some fun background paper and favorite stamps stamp and cut out. Final step, tape to your dangling string. Done! I am sure it looks adorable. You can go into Amazon and search favorite stamps if you are not into western.
Here are some I did.
Think how wonderful it would be to get a get well card with a fun box full of tea bags with herbs that will help whatever their illness.
Very special and a homemade touch!
OH I love it…enjoy making some and giving them as gifts! Again, let me know by making a comment.
Love deeper, talk sweeter,
If you don’t like to sew, I have an ETSY store and you can just purchase them. Free shipping too.
BUT, if you like to sew well here ya go!
First pick your favorite fabric. I love Fabric.com Measure an even square for your size pup. I do mostly 14″ to 16″ as my dog is a medium size pup. It really doesn’t matter if it comes out smaller as you make this bandana for the collar to go through. Easy off for washing or switching to another fun bandana.
Perfect square evenly measuring all the way around. (I did 18″ here for a BIG dog)
Sew a 1/4″ seam on your corners. Right SIDE should face up. I sewed and back stitched a couple of times on both ends because of how many times a collar could be put in and out of this area. Allowing extra support.
Sew 1/4″ seam around your triangle making sure right sides together, and you start and stop at your sewn corners. Leave the openings and reverse your bandana when done.
Once you sew on your line you can wipe off mark with water. This will be the hole for the collar to go through.
Enjoy making these! They are super fun to sew, give as gifts, and to inter change for seasons or occasions!
Love deeper, talk sweeter,