Sunday, May 13, 2012

DIY tutorial: Felt basket

You will need:

1. Felt 20x20 cm

2. Hexagon pattern made of paper
3. Needle and thread
4. Scissors
5. Pins
6. Various beads, shells, etc  for decoration

To make the basket, I used a piece of felt that I made on my own. But you also can use pre-made sheet of felt which you can buy in a craft store.

Put the hexagon pattern on the felt, pin it, and cut it off.

Make cuts as shown on the image above

Take tree triangles and pin them as it's shown on the picture.

Stitch them where they were pinned. See the picture.

Take other 3 triangles and stitch them as the first row. Please, look at the image.

Then, decorate the basket with sea shells, beads, lace, embroidery  or some other decorating elements.

Here we go! There is a finished basket. The diameter is 12 cm

Top view:

and the side:

Made by Lena from Baymut