CRAFTS - Easter Basket3:26 PM
|Easy Easter Basket|
|Cut the fabric into strips leaving the top uncut|
Next I cut strips of contrasting fabric.
|Weave the pieces together|
|Fold over the top edge of the felt and stitch in place.|
|Center the basket on a large piece of felt|
Center the basket on a large piece of felt and draw a circle around the base of the basket
|Making the basket bottom|
|Cut out the basket bottom.|
Pin and sew the bottom in place.
|Sew the bottom in place|
To create the handle for this basket I braided pieces of scrap fabric together
|Braided basket handle|
|Stitch the ends to keep the handle from unraveling|
|Stitch the handle to the basket|
Here's a shot of the basket in action!
|Easter Bunny with Basket|
|Homemade Bunny Ears|
I used the same technique to make a Spiderman basket for my boys.