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« on: March 17, 2012 06:18:56 AM »

I purchased a used moses basket only to find that it was broken right along the top.  Grrr.  So, hubby and I decided I would make my own...in essence.  I asked a local amish man who makes baskets to create one in his type of basket, to my specifications.  Wow! Did that basket turn out beautiful!



I made the bedding for it.  A liner with a pink ruffle.  I used the original cushion and made 3 sheets to fit.



Ahhh...isn't that basket gorgeous??  He only charged $35 to custom make a basket of this size.  The handles are thick straps of leather.



My mess up:  I had to split the seams on the end because I forgot that the basket angled out slightly on the ends.  Originally I took this into account but when I began fitting the liner I forgot to fold it over the edges.  This resulted in it not fitting over the top of the basket.

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Those are two of the sheets and the other is in the basket.  Those turned out great.  This would all be a rather large undertaking for a handmade baby shower gift, but if it's for a sister/SIL/best friend...and you're looking for something awesome, this is it!

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« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2012 07:52:01 AM »

that is absolutely gorgeous.  I loved my Moses basket.  I miss being able to put my little ones in it.  
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« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2012 12:53:51 PM »

So beautiful!  Grin
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