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Topic: Square-bottomed canvas bucket :: Now with TUTORIAL::  (Read 115976 times)
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« Reply #70 on: April 09, 2009 03:54:04 PM »

I made these buckets from the tutorial but forgot to post them here.  They were in the "curse word swap" and let me tell ya, I said plenty of curse words when I realized that I had stitched the labels UPSIDE DOWN!  THREE times!
My mom said that would make interesting hats.

But I got over it and sewed a handle to the opposite side so partner could decide which to present to visitors.


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« Reply #71 on: April 10, 2009 06:07:49 AM »

when i first saw that i thought "oh that's clever, she made the cuss words upside down so it would be more subtle."

so, you know, you could pretend it was SUPPOSED to be that way...
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« Reply #72 on: April 10, 2009 04:58:39 PM »

Cute buckets! They would be great for yarn and fabric storage. Or a couple of small ones by the door for keys and sunglasses or a couple of big ones in the winter for hats and gloves!

Can you tell I have a thing for pretty storage containers! It really is a sickness, it is nearly to the point that my husband has started to comment, you know like they do when you bring home more fabric or yarn  Embarrassed.

Oh! I just thought of the perfect place for one! If I could figure a cover for one then I could make a new box for all of the ipod and phone chargers! I keep them all in a decorative box near the computer desk. Thanks for the inspiration!
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« Reply #73 on: April 11, 2009 01:45:07 PM »

I can think of so many uses for this such as for storage on shelves, as opposed to lined wicker baskets.  I will be using this tutorial, I think.
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« Reply #74 on: April 16, 2009 03:00:32 AM »

You got me hooked!! I made a box for my lil one glasses, as she keeps putting them anywhere but where they should be... She just loves it!! I made it rectangular, with a small heigh. And I top stitch the sides, to keep the shape...



I also made a 20cm x 20cm box, following this wonderdful and addicting tutorial... I don't have a pic right now, as my APN batteries just died... I will edit later today Smiley

edit: here it is!
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« Reply #75 on: April 19, 2009 01:50:29 PM »

Thats a great idea, I'd love to make one to put my make up in on my dresser, thanks for the tutorial
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« Reply #76 on: April 19, 2009 06:05:37 PM »

Love the plaid fabric box, mammandemma!
Making the boxes IS addictive.
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« Reply #77 on: April 25, 2009 09:25:21 AM »

i just finished mine. will use it to store all the knitting stuff for my current projects: tape measure, knitting needles, yarn, stitch holders, hooks to rescue dropped stitches, needlebook etc





thanks for the pattern!
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« Reply #78 on: April 25, 2009 10:09:56 AM »

I love the way yours turned out. You made really good fabric choices and it looks super professional. I wish I had some of these to store my knitting in but my sewing skills arent the greatest.
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« Reply #79 on: April 26, 2009 03:26:21 AM »

Thank you for the tutorial on these buckets.  Reading through this post, it is a joy to see all the different interpretations of the tut.  Each one is unique!
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