Saturday, 22 October 2011

Eco Fabric Storage Baskets

I've finally been able to push ahead in the production room and get a bunch of stuff made for an upcoming market (will share details later) and have just stocked my online stores with more wine carriers and my NEW eco fabric storage baskets - yay!

stilelemente Eco Fabric Storage Basket 'wattle bird'
I've been wanting to make these for a while and am really happy with the results. They are fully lined with natural seeded unbleached calico which has iron-on interfacing for stiffness and although it is self-adhesive I have stitched it in place as well for extra stability. The baskets are cylindrical and measure approximately 20cmH x 16cmW.

Great for Christmas gifts or to fill up with little Christmas gifts to make a lovely hamper... there's plenty of designs to choose from and you can buy them here and here... and you'll find the wine carriers there too which also make great gifts!

... and, as I know I'm not the first to make fabric storage baskets, I would like to share the spotlight with some other great Australian designers:

Above: Ink & Spindle (image courtesy of Ink & Spindle blog)
Above: Memi Designs (image courtesy of Memi website)
Above: Paluma Print (image courtesy of Paluma Print blog)
Above: Yardage Design (image courtesy of Yardage Design blog)
Lot's of creative goodness and they all complement each other wonderfully so if you're hard pressed to make a decision support handmade and buy them all!

As for me... it's back to the production room with more items still to come, so stay tuned...