A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Did you know you can view all images posted by a member? Learn how here!
Total Members: 311,405
Currently Running With Scissors:
699 Guests and 21 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: More fabric storage cubes - tone on tone colorway  (Read 2134 times)
Tags for this thread: storage , basket , fabric_basket  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
A2K
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 6288
Joined: 07-May-2007

arf arf!


View Profile available for personal swaps
« on: July 17, 2010 08:09:48 AM »

I made these fabric cubes for lapoli so she can load them up with goodies to give as gifts.  I used a loosely woven cotton (linen look) for the shell and a very stiff fabric of undetermined fabric content for the lining.  Both the liner and the shell are interfaced with decor bond weight interfacing. 

THIS ROCKS   Logged

Pippabat
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2010 03:59:11 PM »

Pretty, I like the simple look to them!  I should really get round to making some of these myself, they're so useful.  Would be great for putting Christmas presents into! Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Jinjeet Phoenix
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 3034
Joined: 13-Feb-2008

View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2010 02:09:45 AM »

I love these fabric "boxes".  I love the natural colors and look of them.  Did you use any innerfacing on it? (That's what's keeping me from trying one of these babies.  No innerfacing). They are wonderful gifts.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
A2K
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 6288
Joined: 07-May-2007

arf arf!


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2010 04:44:43 AM »

I love these fabric "boxes".  I love the natural colors and look of them.  Did you use any innerfacing on it? (That's what's keeping me from trying one of these babies.  No innerfacing). They are wonderful gifts.

I use a fusible interfacing.  I sometimes add a layer of quilt batting as well.  You can make a small version of this using stiffer fabrics and not worry about interfacing.  
« Last Edit: July 18, 2010 09:07:58 AM by A2K » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Jinjeet Phoenix
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 3034
Joined: 13-Feb-2008

View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2010 06:22:28 AM »

Thank you for the tips.  I've tried using the synthetic and fabric interfacing I have access to but it didn't seem to add any rigidness (hope that's a word).  I do have lots of quilted batting. I'll give that a go.  Thank you A2K.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Styling Ideas for Winter Boots and Coats
How to Wear a White Slogan T-Shirt
Tips for Pulling Off the Monochromatic Trend
Accompany Goes To Mumbai
How to Make Your Own Saint Laurent Inspired Chain Jeans
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Upcycled Paint Cans
August 26, 2015 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Flannel Hoodie

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.