Learn to Sew & Weave a Basket video
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Learn to Sew & Weave a Basket
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The daughter of a Norwegian immigrant, Carol McLeod was introduced to crafts at a very early age, primarily traditional Norwegian crafts. Even before she could read, Carol learned to sew on an old White treadle machine -- she had to stand up to work the treadle because when she was seated, her feet didn't reach the pedal. Her mother inspired Carol to create, and to this day... Full bio »

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Join Carol McLeod of Aunties Two as she shows you how to create one of her unique and beautiful baskets! She'll be your guide as you learn to sew and then weave a basket using beautiful fabrics. You'll learn tons of excellent sewing skills useful for many projects while creating a basket with various uses including holiday decorating, gift-giving and home organization! In this class, you'll learn how to:
  • Choose basket fabrics for just the right occasion.
  • Make weaving strips from fabric and fusible foam.
  • Use a simple turning tool.
  • Cut strips on a diagonal to make the sides of the basket.
  • Line the strips up for easy weaving.
  • Weave strips on a diagonal.
  • Create and sew a sturdy, custom-fit basket bottom.
  • And make great handles that can be used on other projects.
This class includes complete step-by-step instructions and materials list for the All Around Basket.

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