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How to Sew a Fabric Basket Tote

Do you know how to make a simple fabric basket tote? Well, this tote is different from the other ones we have been making as it can beautifully stand on its own without any support. It’s just like a basket, it will be so gorgeous with some flowers in it. Friends, let’s get some gorgeous looking and super colorful fabrics to make this lovely basket tote.

Materials needed:

  • 1/3 yard main exterior fabric
  • 1/3 yard coordinating exterior fabric
  • 1/2 yard fabric + 2 yards 3/16” cording to make piping (or 2 yards pre-made piping)
  • 1/2 yard fabric for the handles and binding
  • 1/2 yard main lining fabric
  • 1/3 yard coordinating lining fabric
  • 1 magnetic snap closure or handbag zipper 20” or longer
  • 1/2 to 1 yard flexible foam stabilizer or fusible fleece (1/2 yard if 60” wide, 1 yard if only 20” wide)
  • fabric marking pen
  • sewing pins and clips

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