The Basket Blog


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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April ‘17 Free Pattern

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Our Victorian Easter Baskets are great for collecting up all of those sweet treats the Easter Bunny leaves behind. The rim is woven with an intricate scallop and double braid which gives the this basket its elegant appearance ~ and the filled base won't allow the...

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March ‘17 Pattern

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This basket was fashioned with standard plastic shopping bags in mind. They are the perfect size to slip onto the leather handles of this basket to serve as a liner. So don’t hesitate to throw trash into this basket as the liner will protect it. The Little Waste...

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February ‘17 Pattern

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This basket was designed to hang on a Colonial home's front door ~ the owner was tired of letters dropping through the mail slot onto the floor! The Large Painted Mail Basket adds primitive charm to the menial task of containing envelopes, post cards and magazines....

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The Basket Blog

Weaving with Leather Handles

Posted by Joanna on 0 Comments

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,...

Read More

A New Take on Custom Handles

Posted by Joanna on 3 Comments

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

Read More

April ‘17 Free Pattern

Posted by Joanna on 1 Comment

Our Victorian Easter Baskets are great for collecting up all of those sweet treats the Easter Bunny leaves behind. The rim is woven with an intricate scallop and double braid...

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