How to make an Easter basket with plastic canvas for an American Girl doll or 18" doll.
Watch this video and read on to learn how to make this project.
Click the image below to watch the video in Youtube.
Plastic Canvas Sheet 7-mesh
Plastic Canvas 3" round
STEP 1: CUTTING PLASTIC CANVAS PIECES
Side: 50 holes x 9 holes from 7-mesh plastic canvas sheet
Handle: 48 holes x 2 holes from 7-mesh plastic canvas sheet
Bottom: To make the basket bottom, take the 3” round plastic canvas piece and remove 2 threads all the way around. You can leave this unstitched or finish it with thread.
STEP 2: BASKET SIDE
With the 50 x 9 piece of plastic canvas, stitch with desired color in the continental stitch leaving 3 threads blank at both short ends. A tutorial on how to stitch the continental stitch is here.
Make this piece into a circle by overlapping the unworked threads and stitch together using the continental stitch.
STEP 3: HANDLE
With the piece of plastic canvas that is 48 holes x 2 holes, use a straight stitch over the middle threads.
Then, use an overcast stitch to cover the two long sides of the handle. For a video on how to do the overcast stitch, click here.
STEP 4: JOINING SIDE AND BOTTOM
Place the round side piece on top of the round bottom piece. Join them together using the whipstitch. Learn how to do the whipstitch, here.
STEP 5: ATTACH HANDLE
Place the handle on the basket and tack it in place with a few stitches.
The doll Easter basket is finished and ready for doll role play.
To purchase supplies for this project, click the following affiliate links:
Did you enjoy this project? Please share it with your friends using the sharing buttons.
Follow our site using the follow buttons below to find out about
other fun projects.
Supporting Products and links are below.
You can support our site by making a purchase from the affiliate links shown below. We make a small commission on sales
through the affiliate links, at no extra cost to you. Your purchases help us to keep making more videos and projects like this one. Thank you in advance
for your purchase and your support!
See info on Affiliate links below.
Please be advised that some of the product and other links displayed above may be affiliate links. When you click on links to various
merchants on this site and make a purchase, this can result in this site earning a commission. Please see our Affiliate Statement for more information.
Please Contact Us if you have any questions.
Subscribe To our YouTube channel
because we publish New crafting videos On regularly.
Find us On:
If you have any questions about this project, you can post them as comments on the Youtube Video above or through our "Contact Us" page.