The Basket Blog


June ‘17 Free Pattern

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Show your love for our country's great "red, white and blue" at this summer's Fourth of July festivities by toting the family dinner in your Patriot Picnic Basket. This basket is large enough to hold all the necessary fixings for a complete meal for six. During the...

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May ‘17 Pattern

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The Plaid Tote Basket is another option for those who wish to carry something other than a regular purse. It is sturdy in design with a filled base so as to completely contain its contents, and the eye-catching pattern can be woven in any color you'd like....

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Wire and Bale Handles

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This tutorial will demonstrate how to weave any pattern that includes a wire and bale handle, like in the Clothespin Basket. It’s fairly simply to add the wire ears to anchor the handle once you can see the inside of the basket’s rim. So here we go!...

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Weaving with Leather Handles

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Here is a tutorial that demonstrates the steps for adding leather handles to the rim of a basket. From bushel handles on storage baskets to leather strapping for totes, adding the different texture of leather to the rattan reed makes for a delightful and useful...

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A New Take on Custom Handles

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Weaving to fit specific sizes is standard operating procedure, but this project took design to another level by adding dowel rods as handles.

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The Basket Blog

June ‘17 Free Pattern

Posted by Joanna on 2 Comments

Show your love for our country's great "red, white and blue" at this summer's Fourth of July festivities by toting the family dinner in your Patriot Picnic Basket. This...

Read More

May ‘17 Pattern

Posted by Joanna on 2 Comments

The Plaid Tote Basket is another option for those who wish to carry something other than a regular purse. It is sturdy in design with a filled base so as to completely...

Read More

Wire and Bale Handles

Posted by Joanna on 4 Comments

This tutorial will demonstrate how to weave any pattern that includes a wire and bale handle, like in the Clothespin Basket. It’s fairly simply to add the wire ears to...

Read More

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