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How to Embroider a Basket

Mar 4, 2015 By Jessica Abbott
How to Embroider a Basket

You know those fabric storage cubes we all have tons of sitting on our bookshelves? Well, I got to thinking…wouldn’t it be fun to personalize them?! With the right power tools, you can embroider just about anything. Label them with names, seasons, or even the items inside. It is the perfect afternoon project that will have you looking around your house thinking…’what can I embroider next?’ Lol.

Let me show you how to DIY.

How to Embroider a Basket
Skill Level: Beginner friendly.

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MATERIALS NEEDED:

● Fabric Cube Basket
● Pencil
● Embroidery Floss
● Darning Needle
● Power Drill
● XSmall Drill Bit

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INSTRUCTIONS:

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Step One: Using your pencil, lightly sketch your design onto the front of your basket.

If needed, print out your text in your desired size. Copy onto the front of your basket using carbon paper.

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Step Two: Using an extra small drill bit, carefully make holes in your design spaced evenly about 3/16” apart.

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Step Three: Thread your darning needle with the embroidery floss, tying a knot at the end.

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Step Four: Sew simple embroidery back stitches, starting at one end of your design working your way to the other side. Thread the needle through all of your drilled holes.

And you are done!

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You can embroider wooden baskets, metal baskets, buckets, and more – all you need is the right drill bit!

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