March 31, 2014

Sewing Basket Liners

Hello Everyone!

I have a quick and easy project to share today.  

If you've stopped by my blog often you've probably know how much I adore wire baskets.  I prefer them over a wicker basket any-day but sometimes it's nice to be able to hide contents of a basket which is tricky with a wire basket.

Every now and then basket liners become a necessary.  Not only is it a fun look, they are simple to make.




The basket I'm sewing a liner for today is a small one I picked up at Walmart a while back.  It's only 6 inches tall and the opening is about 5 3/4 inches wide.  Whatever size basket you'll want to make a liner for this tutorial should give you a general idea of what to do as long as it's a circular shaped basket.  Just adjust your fabric size to fit.

Here is what the basket looked like before adding a liner:



And here it is with a liner . . . cute right!




I've tried a picture tutorial format this time to make things quicker.  
Please let me know if you like this style or not for future tutorials, thanks!

Follow along below to see how I sewed the basket liners.















And that is it!  
You now have a pretty new liner for your basket.


Here is an example of what it looks like in the basket with a cuff.


And here is an example without a cuff.



Using the liner either way would work out great I think.

You can see that I made the liner slightly shorter than the top of the basket.  Personally, that's the way I like it.  You could always adjust things to your preferences.



I prefer using the liner cuffed and am thinking they are prefect for spring!

Have a great day,

bye now,

Robin

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9 comments:

  1. I adore wire baskets too. Your cute liner gives some nice options for using the basket.
    Mary Alice

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  2. I to love wire baskets and might just sew up a few liners for a few different sizes.

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  3. It is! Love it Robin, again, wish I could sew like you!

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  4. Love it, and yes this style of tutorial is so easily to see and follow - thanks for sharing!

    Mary

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  5. Your wire basket looks great with the flowers! Especially with the liner added. The picture tutorial was very easy to follow. I always prefer photos to show what's going on. Thanks.

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  6. Yeah I have a thing for wire baskets as well, this is a great DIY! Thank you so much for sharing, have a great week. :-)

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  7. I love wire baskets too and the lining adds a nice softness!

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  8. You come up with great projects, Robin...transforms the basket!

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  9. Gorgeous! I love the liner and thank you for explaining how you did it. Hugs to you!

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