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Addicted to Storage Bins?
Tutorial for a reversible fabric storage bin. Holds all the clutter in your home, plus it make a GREAT gift. Fill with a bunch of goodies and you are good to go!

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  • How to make a box. Diy.. Make Reversible Fabric Storage Bins - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut the fabric – cut 2 rectangles measuring 18″ x 24″ from the outside and lining fabrics. Repeat and cut another 2 rectangles from the Pellon Décor-Bond 809. Fuse the Décor-Bond to the wrong side of the main and lining fabrics.

  • How to make a box. Diy.. Make Reversible Fabric Storage Bins - Step 2
    Step 2

    Fold the rectangle in half lengthwise. Pin if needed. Place into sewing machine and stitch with a 1/2″ seam allowance.

  • How to make a box. Diy.. Make Reversible Fabric Storage Bins - Step 3
    Step 3

    Press side seams while closed. Open and press again.

  • How to make a box. Diy.. Make Reversible Fabric Storage Bins - Step 4
    Step 4

    Sew those boxed corners! Start with the main fabric. Wiggle the fabric around so that the side seams are facing upwards. Make a point and also make sure that the sides sit at a 45 degree angle. Finger press any wrinkles out. Measure 4″ upwards from the tip and mark a dashed line with a disappearing ink pen. Pin. Place into sewing machine and stitch following the dashed line. Backstitch. Repeat for the other side and again for the lining fabric.

  • How to make a box. Diy.. Make Reversible Fabric Storage Bins - Step 5
    Step 5

    Place the quilting ruler onto the corner. Lay the ruler so you have a 1/2″ seam allowance. Cut along the ruler edge using a rotary cutter [ you will cut the tip off]. Repeat for the other side and again for the lining fabric.

  • How to make a box. Diy.. Make Reversible Fabric Storage Bins - Step 6
    Step 6

    Turn project so they sit as bins. Main bin is facing right side in and lining bin is facing right side out. Place the lining bin into the main bin. Wiggle the corners into place. Make sure side seams match up. Pin around the top edge. Place into the sewing machine and stitch together with a 1/2″ seam allowance. Leave a 4″ opening near a side seam. Press with an iron.

  • How to make a box. Diy.. Make Reversible Fabric Storage Bins - Step 7
    Step 7

    Gently pull the bin through the 4″ opening.

  • How to make a box. Diy.. Make Reversible Fabric Storage Bins - Step 8
    Step 8

    Wiggle the fabric into place. Roll down top edge to sit into place and make sure all corners match. Press along top edge with an iron, turn the 4″ opening seam allowance under. Press in place. Pin if needed. Place into the sewing machine and edgestitch along the entire top edge.

  • How to make a box. Diy.. Make Reversible Fabric Storage Bins - Step 9
    Step 9

    Press the bin with an iron

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