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The Case Study series revolves around a container design that is sturdy, yet soft. With a padded foam core and simple cuboid shape, the architecture lends itself to a number of storage and transport applications. The straightforward construction process involves basic sewing and crafting techniques. A number of looks from clean utilitarian to boutique designer are possible depending on fabric and embellishment choices. The Basic Box is great for gifting, organizing, and protecting all sorts of items including: Jewelry Makeup Hair Accessories Sewing Supplies Fabric or Yarn Photos Toys Spare Change Coupons CDs & Video Games Wrapped Candies & Baked Goods The boxes are stackable, and the different sizes can be nested. The square lid is perfect for personalization with applique or embroidery, and is a wonderful way to show off a quilt block or needlework. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Straight stitch measure out and cut rectangles SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS small (5"l x 5"w x 4"h), medium (7"l x 7"w x 51/2"h), and large (9"l x 9"w x 7"h).

Supplies Needed

  • 3 different fabrics, 1/8 to 5/8 yard of each depending on size and options
  • Fleece
  • Fusible interfacing

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Scientific Seamstress
Scientific Seamstress
Molecular biologist turned patternmaker - that is me, CarlaC. I'm mama to a sweet little boy named Louie and wife to an amazing chef named Delmar. I spend my days doing interesting experiments with beautiful fabrics. My life is my lab!!!