Felted Decorative Basket Tutorial

by Johnnie Collier

DIY  Easy Felted Basket Tutorial

This decorative felt basket is easy to whip up, costs next to nothing, and can be made to match practically any decor style.  When you see how simple this project is, you will have them for every season end every room.  Irina from Irina’s Cute Box walks you through the process in the following step by step tutorial that her friend shared with her.  Enjoy!

TUTORIAL:

Felted decorative basket tutorial

SUPPLIES:
1. A piece of felt 8×8 inches (20×20 cm)
2. Hexagon pattern made of paper
3. Needle and thread
4. Pins
5. Various beads, shells, etc for decoration

Felted decorative basket tutorial

Put the hexagon pattern on the felt, pin it, and cut it off. Make cuts as shown on the image below.

Felted decorative basket tutorial

Take tree triangles and pin them as it’s shown on the picture.

Felted decorative basket tutorial
Stitch them where they were pinned. Take other 3 triangles and stitch them as the first row.

Felted decorative basket tutorial

Then, decorate the basket with sea shells, beads, lace, embroidery or some other decorating elements. Here we go! There is a finished basket that may be stuffed with some stones, marbles, or just old spools.

Felted decorative basket tutorial

Thank you for the cute tutorial, Irina.

If you are looking for more things you can do with felt, check out this fun roundup:

Felt Project Ideas

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1 Cath Elizabeth June 5, 2012 at 6:37 am

This is really beautiful, I love how you’ve added the detail of the seashells :)

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