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Topic: Picnic Hamper (Pictures Inside!)  (Read 8700 times)
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« Reply #10 on: August 09, 2010 04:44:54 PM »

This rocks.

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« Reply #11 on: August 09, 2010 06:22:23 PM »

Slight overkill, I know but once I started, I couldn't leave anything out- it felt wrong!

Thanks for looking!
I don't think its overkill at all, I love all the information you shared with us! The more info the better in a tut!
These are so expensive in the store, I'm so excited to try my hand at one!
« Reply #12 on: August 09, 2010 06:30:14 PM »

Awesome idea. I think I'll make one for my best friend. So loves going on picnics. This would be great for her.
« Reply #13 on: August 10, 2010 02:42:59 AM »

Thanks for all the lovely comments!

In the end, this particular one wasn't exactly a super cheap option for me as I had to buy literally everything to go in it (I rent a furnished place and don't own any cutlery or crockery or anything like that) but you could definitely do it for a lot cheaper if you had existing things.

I think the hamper itself and contents cost me around 40 although most of it was from charity shops/cheap shops but all the fabric is from my stash (the cushions are made from old curtains!) so the all the things I made only cost about 3 for the batting and some ribbon. I can never resist ribbon.

Anyway, this is the first thing I've made in ages and I really enjoyed it so was definitely worth it for me.


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