If you have children, you’ve likely noticed that your house is gradually turning into a branch of the toy store. Sometimes toys are so many that there is a problem with their storage. In this case, broken toys should be thrown away, and the old to give to the children who have so little. The rest of the toy is best stored in containers or special baskets.
In this article we will explain how to sew a basket for toys with their hands.
Materials and tools:
- dense fabric matching colors
- needle and thread or sewing machine
- an iron and Ironing Board
- fairly large round object instead of a template (a large plate or pot lid)
How to sew a basket for storage of toys
Lay the canvas fabric on the table wrong side up. Draw around a large plate or the lid, mark on the fabric circle.
Cut out the markup and measure the length of the resulting circle.
Prepare the fabric for sewing the basket walls. Blade length equal to the length of the circumference plus 5 cm for the seam. Select the width of the railway at its discretion. From the width of the fabric will depend on the height of the basket. Don’t forget to leave a seam allowance to the top edge of the canvas it was possible to tuck several times, and then stitch.
Note: the more times you will turn up the edge, the harder will be the design.
Fold the prepared fabric in half wrong side out. Edges tuck several times and how many pins.
Try to the bottom of exactly into place. If necessary, slightly change the width of the splice. Sew on a sewing machine.
Secure the bottom of the basket with pins.
Prostrochite the edge around the entire circumference.
If you want the basket was more rigid, it can be made dual layer. To do this, repeat all the previous steps by making another case.
Turn the outer cover right side out and the inner face inward. Insert the inner case in the outer. Align their edges. Several times, tuck inside and secure with pins. If you pre-smooth space curves with a hot iron so that the fabric is not bristled.
Prostrochite the edge.
Original basket of toys ready.
Note: empty trash may not hold the shape, but everything will be fine when you fill it with toys.
The advantage of this basket of toys is the fact that the fabric for its production, you can pick up the tone of the rest of home textiles.