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Friday, March 5, 2010

Swap basket


This is my last submission to the textile swap! Remember that Baskets and Blooms die? It was one of the first XL dies available through Stampin Up. I have to admit that it had been on the bottom of the die heap for awhile. But it has a new lease on life!

I bought some lovely wool felt to make these baskets, and cut them with my Big Shot and the Baskets and Blooms die. For this one, I did some decorative stitching on what would be the front. Then I stitched the basket wrong sides together (I didn't use the basket bottom for this project, but you could!) and turned it right sides out. What a cutie pie little gift bag!

This die also happens to include some adorable little flower shapes! I cut them from felt and put one on the front of the basket. The others I made into hair clips! You could make them magnets or the tops for bookmarks or card elements or scrap page decorations--the options are endless!

2 comments:

Getfuzzyfan said...

These are just too cute! Thanks for sharing!

LisaBee said...

Now where did I put that die? Very cute.