Category Archives: Buckets

New Baskets Sized Just Right for DVDs!

I’m headed to Acadia, CA this afternoon to give a presentation to the Wandering Foot Quilt Guild this evening entitled “My Journey from Traditional to Art Quilter”. While I’m there, I’ll have some hand dyed fabric and DVDs for sale, so I decided to make these 2 baskets to hold them:



I used some fantastic multicolor fabric for the outside of each one, using the palette that is featured in each DVD. While transporting them they’ll be completely covered with the handled up for grabbing, but when it’s time to sell them, I’ll fold the edges over like this:



These came out exactly as planned, I’m as pleased as punch! I hope the Wandering Foot folks enjoy my tale!


Opinion Needed! Indigo Bucket Lining

I’ve been working hard building up stocks for the 3-day show I’m doing, Art For Heaven’s Sake starts this Friday! While dyeing lots of indigo scarves, I’ve been dyeing some cotton sateen and linen as well, I’ve got 2 ideas up my sleeve. The first are these linen buckets: The round shape allows me to… Continue Reading

A Bread Basket with Wonky Squares

Last summer we renovated our kitchen ourselves, and I’ve really enjoyed it all year. There are a couple parts of the kitchen that needed some improvement, one of them is right here: There are like 4 or 5 half loaves of bread on the counter – although there’s not always that many, there’s always a… Continue Reading

Trick or Treat Bucket!

Does any kid you know need a trick or treat bucket? My Trick or Treat bucket pattern is in the current Quilting Arts Gifts may be just the ticket! I made 3 different expressions, patterns for all of them are included: My little guy (the 12 year old) has told me he’s too old for trick or treating,… Continue Reading