Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Sewing Basket







I need to rethink my desk area at work, since I had my teacher desk removed and replaced with a computer table. That saves floor space, but loses desk drawers for necessities. I had made one of these covered containers (Simplicity 4232) a while ago for a gift and decided that would solve my problem of little supplies that I constantly use. I wanted the pockets in vinyl, so I could easily see things. Not knowing how my skills would be on the vinyl, I opted to make a practice one first. I did it! I am pleased with the results and now cannot decide on what fabric to use for the one for work.

Of course, I really should be doing some things other than playing with fabric today.



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11 comments:

SewSara said...

well isn't that brilliant and cute?!
THanks for your comment on my blog :)

Tami said...

How cute...love the dress mannequin fabric too!

Thanks for the stopping by and leaving a sweet comment!

Have a great week! :o)

Anna Dawn said...

That turned out great! I have that pattern and haven't decided yet what to use it for. Thanks for sharing with us, I found you from All Things Related.

The Autocrat: Haley said...

Very fabulous!! Love that fabric selection!!

cri-cri said...

Jan those 're great, could use them on my desk too now I'm bussy withredocrating:-)

craftedbymama said...

I love this fabric! Very cute

amy

Meet Virginia said...

Too cool and super functional! Awesome job!

~Morgan

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Andrea said...

So great!

Cecily said...

I think I'm going to have to go get that pattern because your basket turned out super cute! I need something like that for my Quilts of Valor sew-ins. Thanks for sharing!

Jan said...

Thanks for all of the kind comments, everyone! You're giving me the motivation needed to complete another one.

OkayLetsGoKnitting said...

These pictures are much better than what you sent me! Love it!!

You could make one for Jacie and put all her pooch toys in it.