Special thanks to ravelry user theGoodNeighbor for letting me know the pattern link was broken. I’ve dug up the original pattern and put it all straight into this original post. But, if you’d like a tablet or printer friendly pdf version and help this and other Craft Leftovers patterns finding […]
Okay family and friends out there reading this post, avert your eyes. This is a complete spoiler alert, so go away, skip to a different post. Starting last year I opted to make gift baskets up for my family and friends instead of trying to puzzle out individual gifts for […]
Every winter I have a nice pile of handmade items to keep me warm when I head outside. With that pile comes a dilemma: Where to put them? Originally, I put them all in a basket and put it on the shelf. Being so high up they usually just ended […]
One of the main projects in Diane’s and my new ebook Card.Paper.Ribbon. is taking wadded-up wrapping paper and fusing it to cloth, and then sewing into wallets and bags.
Two weeks ago I posted about the color dilemma with the basket. Dilemma 1: the basket is not a color I like. Dilemma 2: what color to paint it! I decided to go with the yellow over the red. Often, with cheap spray paint (which is what I have), it’s so […]
Jason and I are always loosing our keys/phones/wallets/etc, we needed a solution. A key basket right by the front door was the perfect solution. The only problem is that it’s a little tacky. It looks okay, but is a little too… um… pink pastel for my liking. I was thinking […]
I think at one point or another we have all come across project baskets like this and have been saddened about thier disrepair. How to fix them back up again. I’ll walk you through how I fixed up my own and the pattern for remaking your own. There will also be some ideas on how to remake your own basket: How to deconstruct the fabric and make a pattern from it.
I don’t know if any of you remember from awhile ago when I posted about my Knitting Basket and how it’s broken down and I want to fix it. Well, I’ve finally got around to it and thank you so much for all your suggestions!
I’m facing giving my knitting basket a face lift. Very similar to the story here on Vintage Knitting, my basket is old and broken down and it doesn’t stand up (I have it propped open between the couch and the side table, nice right?). But I really like it. It […]
all those ends because of the felting, it’s the perfect thing to use up all those scraps. Support the Craft Leftovers pattern archive restoration project by purchasing the PDF on Ravelry or Etsy.