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Knotted Rag Basket PDF Instructions.
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Do you want to learn how to make knotted fabric baskets using the Amish Knot or Toothbrush Rug technique? These instructions contain comprehensive instructions for how to create round and oval starters and use these starters to create:
Two main Projects -
An Oval Bread Basket
A quick practice project: Knick Knack Basket
Plus - how to make:
A small, round casserole basket
alternative basket handles
Variations on an oval basket
Extra tips and techniques
Make a wonderful hostess or housewarming gift by creating a beautiful Bread Basket and adding fresh bread! Make a casserole and carry it to any function in a cute basket. Hold keys, change or other small items in the knick-knack knots - small knotted bowl baskets. A large oval basket can hold fruit or any variety of items. There is no end to what you can do with these baskets once you learn the process. Combine the techniques to create your own size, shape and style!
This is a digital file in pdf form. It will immediately be available in the purchases section of your Etsy account and Etsy will also email you a link to download it. You will be able to store it on your computer and you will also be able to print it on your own printer.
The Instructions are 21 pages, with over 50 color photos. How to prepare your fabric, how to start, and how to end a basket are explained in detail.
Also included for the 2 main projects:
How much fabric needed
Very brief history of the craft
The pdf file includes hyperlinks for quick access to my videos or blog where even more detailed explanations can be found. My instructions compliment my videos and blog posts. Watching at least one video (How to start the Round Rug) will be needed to get the best use of these instructions. Not included in the instructions is detail on how to join fabric strips. This is best learned by viewing my video, link in instructions and at YouTube: Whitehouse Whimsies and Rugs.
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No reason to wait, you can get started on a basket TODAY!