Our spring or Easter basket could also be made as a tote bag with different strap placement. This basket has 7 different blocks included. There is one for the bottom border and then 6 applique blocks with a cat, a wheelbarrow, a sheep, a watering can, a letterbox with a bird and some butterflies.
This is an in-the-hoop (ITH) machine embroidery design. The bag requires 12 hoopings altogether. The blocks are joined, and the lining is added with your sewing machine.
The design comes in three sizes - the 4x4, 5x5 and 6x6 hoops. All sizes are included in your purchase. The bag is completely lined and has no raw seams. The lining and borders are added with your sewing machine.
Finished sizes are:
- 4x4 - 20cm W (excluding the straps) x 30.5cm L x 13cm D (8"W x 12"L x 5"D)
- 5x5 - 23cm W (excluding the straps) x 37cm L x 13cm D (9”W x 14.5”L x 5”D)
- 6x6 - 28cm W (excluding the straps) x 46cm L x 13cm D (11"W x 18"L x 5"D)
Full photo instruction and directions are included with your purchase.
It is our intention to offer you the best service always and for our designs to be of the highest quality.
Designs come in all formats except ART. Bernina's can use EXP. Formats pes, hus, sew, xxx, jef, vp3, vip, mit, dat, dst, exp etc. All formats are included with your purchase.
Instructions come in German and English.
If you wish to add a zipper closure to the top of the bag please see our blog article:
or if you want to add pockets to the inside see our blog article:
Instructions come in English and German.
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