Woven Basket

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You can never have enough baskets! Not only are they stylish and versatile, they’ll help organize your clutter. This simple weaving technique is a quick-and-easy way to create a variety of baskets for Mom this Mother’s Day for all her storage needs.


  • Wire-mesh basket
  • Coordinating fabrics, three prints or solids


  • Beacon Adhesives Fabri-Tac Permanent Adhesive



Tear 1″-wide fabric strips to fit around basket. Weave alternating strips through basket holes; adhere ends at back.


Apply glue to one inside edge of two strips; fold strips in half. Wrap folded strip around basket rim; adhere ends.


Wrap two fabric strips around handles; adhere ends. Weave one strip through top, center side of basket; tie bow. Repeat on opposite side.

by Madeline Arendt

3 thoughts on “Woven Basket

  1. This looks like not only a fun project but very useful. Where do you get the baskets. I’ve never seen any like this.

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