divided basket with wool and canvas

Divided fabric basket for knitting supplies

I sewed this divided basket to keep in-progress knitting projects tidy and portable. It’s a natural cotton canvas body with a herringbone wool pocket and cotton liner. I’m so happy with this neutral and classic combination of colors and textures. I wish I had lined the pocket in front — the knitting needles poke through the wool pretty easily. And next time, I’ll adjust the pattern to make the lining a bit taller, while making the divider a bit shorter. For the interfacing, I used the heaviest one I could find (Pelon 71F Single-Sided Fusible Ultra Firm Stabilizer) but discovered I…

hair accessories organizing basket

Divided organizing basket for hair accessories

While researching ways to store and organize my knitting supplies and in-progress projects, I came across one particular pattern many times…like, over and over. It’s a divided basket sewing pattern by Anna at Noodlehead and it appears to be taking the fabric basket world by storm. It has great proportions and a clean, crisp look to it, plus it’s so practical. I really like making things that have a useful purpose. Before I purchased the pattern from Noodlehead, I had found a few tutorials and figured out how to make the general basket with handles and a large front pocket. At…