19 May 2015

One Hour Basket

I may be late to the *One Hour Basket party, but after a day, I am addicted.

If you haven’t seen it yet, the One Hour Basket is a free pattern by @KelbySews (her IG handle) on Craftsy. It’s quick and easy to make with Kelly’s fantastic tutorial and step by step photographs.

I made the first one by following the measurements and instructions.

I used the cutest fabrics – both available from Modes 4U Fabrics. They have the CUTEST stuff!!!

The knitting sheep print is such fun and perfect for a knitter. The basket is reversible, so either fabric can be on the outside and the star of the show.



They’re quite large baskets, and really are perfect to store a knitting or crochet project.

I decided that I needed to make another basket. This time I decided to tweak it a little.

I started with some batting, linen and fabric scraps. I quilted the fabric pieces to the batting and cut the 2 rectangles to 8” x 12”. As the linen didn’t quite line up, I hid this with some red and white gingham bias binding. Rather than make the handles with coordinating fabric, I used some cotton tape which worked perfectly.



Personally, I prefer this smaller size basket. Even though it’s smaller, it can still hold over two dozen fat quarters. That’s what great about this pattern – you can adjust it to your own preferences.


BTW - I bought a whole roll of this cotton tape, so I have the perfect excuse to be making more and more and more baskets.

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  1. Your baskets look great, Anorina.

  2. Thank you for the the baskets.

  3. what is the finished size of the basket using the 8x12 rectangles? love your top stitching, it looks perfect

  4. Ils sont très jolis tous les 3 et merci pour la recette du gâteau à l'orange.
    Bonne journée

  5. Love it ; thanks for the tutorial link !!


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