I designed this pattern to put in my travel notions for classes and retreats. I wanted something that didn't take up any space in my bag but would keep my notions from going everywhere on the table or fall off the table. it worked beautifully and I was pressured into making the pattern. Since then it has developed a life of its own. The Task-It-Basket was named because you can give it a task and it can do it. You can use it for a gift basket, holds DVDs, CD's, books, wash cloths. The best thing I use it for now is my make up. It looks great on the vanity, is washable and when i get ready to go somewhere I simply untie it, fold it over, tie it back and throw it in my bag. Then when I get to my destination, I untie, fold over the top, tie it back and I have my makeup readily available just like at home. It can be used in the kitchen too for holding your K-cups, tea bags, rolls for dinner, the list is endless. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY If you can sew a straight seam, you've got this covered!