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« on: January 29, 2009 09:32:44 PM »

    I really needed a larger basket for the kitchen to replace the small one that was holding my son's sippy cups.  It was overflowing to the point of things falling out.  I couldn't find anything I liked at a price point I could afford.
   So I dug into my stash and busted out this tute:
http://foofanagle.wordpress.com/2007/06/26/bagsket-tutorial/

     I didn't follow the tute exactly.  Originally I made the 12 inch one but it was a lot bigger than I had anticipated.  So I ripped out out the seams and cut it down to the 8 inch size.  (sort of.  I mis-measured my top part and had to fudge it a bit lot.)   I made up my own handles to fit the amount of fabric I had on hand.  I also left out the bag part because I didn't really need it.  Since I wanted to use up stash &  I didn't have any pellon 70,  I used the lightweight interfacing I had on hand and some leftover quilt batting to help it stand up.  I free motion quilted the bottom and stitched in the ditch on the top.  My binding was leftover from another baby quilt so it's two different fabrics.  All in all I love how it turned out.  Smiley



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« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2009 09:59:49 PM »

Cute cute! Yeah sippy cups out of control are never fun! I like that you call them sippy cups, my sil and I argue over the name, she says tippy, I say sippy!

I love the blue and yellow combo!
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« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2009 10:53:48 PM »

This is just fantastic.  I need to stash-bust and make, like, a thousand for my kiddos!  Very lovely.  Thanks for the link!
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« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2009 10:57:40 PM »

Love those colors!  Blue, yellow, and white -- my favorite color scheme.

You did a great job with this project, and I think it would make a terrific and unique gift for anyone.  Virtually everyone needs more containers and organizers nowadays.

Thanks for the good idea!
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« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2009 06:58:37 AM »

I keep thinking about doing that same tute without the bag like  you did. It looks like it turned out exactly like what I'm looking for!
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« Reply #5 on: January 30, 2009 07:12:43 AM »

Nice. I've been contemplating making a couple of those for organization here as well.
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« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2009 05:45:36 PM »

That is beautiful !!!!
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« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2009 10:13:38 PM »

that is so cute good job!
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