How To: Sew a Rope Basket Using a Sewing Machine

by on Oct 3, 2014

A white colored sewing machine working on a basket.Kiera Coffee

Did you know you can use your sewing machine to sew a rope basket? I didn’t until I saw Kiera Coffee do just that. Mind, blown. I guess I always thought you’d need an industrial sewing machine to do such a thing. Anyhoo, Kiera used laundry rope and lamp cord to make her basket. She also shot the (white) laundry rope with various-colored spray paint to give it a mottled look. Kiera suggests that the hardest part of the project is holding the first coil in place; the rest, she says, is ‘easy.’ Think about it…we can make rope baskets any size we want! To see the entire 5-step process, click here. 

An Easy DIY Rope Basket in Five Steps [Lonny]

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