Monday, March 7, 2011

Cute. Little. And They Store Things.

I whipped up a couple of these adorable storage baskets for my Make Mine Modern swap partner this weekend. I used this seriously quick and easy tutorial from Pink Penguin. It only took me two hours to make both of them, and that was with a lot of distractions (granted, there are always plenty of distractions around here). I could see this becoming one of my go-to items, perfect for last-minute gifts.

One of the requirements for this swap is an item to decorate my partner's sewing space. These should be good for storing thread or other notions, so I can check that off the list! And I have my partner's fabric already (we have to swap a total of 1.5 yards of fabric as well). So that just leaves the main part of the swap, my "handmade item," and I think I'm working toward a plan there as well. It sure is nice to have made some progress on this swap.

I'm linking up to Sew Modern Monday ... pop over to Megan's to see what everybody else was up to this weekend!

20 comments:

  1. Hi Lee! I love these! I have made one with burlap but now I surely make also with other fabrics!
    Have a great week! Teje

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  2. O these are so pretty! Thanks for posting the link too, I've been on the watch out for nice storage basket tires for a while now to organise my scraps and these are perfect!

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  3. Those are adorable! I love them. I hope I'm your swap partner. ;)

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  4. Oh, Lee, these are so cute! Am I your partner??? Because I sure would love these in my sewing room :)

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  5. These are so cute! Just perfect for sewing room storage. It is so nice to start AND finish a project in one day, isn't it (even with distractions!)? Thanks for sharing the tutorial, too -- I'll put this one on my list!
    Michelle

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  6. They are cute!!! Is it going to be possible for me to ever try all of the adorable things I am finding here....oh not enough days in the week....lol

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  7. Super cute! Great for all those little things that pile up on the sewing table.

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  8. Beautiful! Ummm, yeah, I need some too! But I'm sure mine would not be as cute as yours, that RSR is perfect!

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  9. Those are great! Super cute AND functional?!? I think I need to whip a few of these up...

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  10. These are awesome, Lee! I definitely need to try something like this. So fun and functional!!

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  11. Very cute! Lately, you are making what I think I should be working on!

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  12. So cute! I'm thinking about making some now, to help keep my sewing areas throughout the house much more tidy.

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  13. Those baskets are so adorable! Nice work :)

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  14. Oooo, these are great! Can I be your partner? :) Thanks for linking up!

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  15. These are really lovely! Who wouldn't want one of these as a handmade gift?

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  16. Love those totes! I have a feeling some of those are in my future.... great little project holders.

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  17. Very cute! I need to add this project to my list.

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  18. Very cute!! I like the fabric you used!

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  19. Your partner is so lucky! I am so glad you made these baskets - they are sooooo cute!

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  20. Love these...I've made a couple myself. Your quilts are beautiful! I just came across your blog today and am so glad I did! If you have time, check out my blog kiki-itssewkiki.blogspot.com. Consider becoming a follower..I'm a newbie and would love the support.

    Thanks
    Kiera

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