Button Up Boxes
These little storage miracles are fully lined, machine sewn, stores FLAT when not in use, stacks when buttoned up, and can be washed! They come in three sizes but includes instructions to be adapted to any size you wish!
These are so much fun and super quick to make, takes less than an hour to make one! The perfect little gift box!
This pattern comes with both inch and centimeter measurements.
If you want to see more beautiful boxes for inspiration, hop over here to my blog.
BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY
This is an excellent pattern for the very beginner bag/box making sewist. Easy and quick to make and the pattern has color photos showing every step of making the boxes.
Finished Size: 5x5” (12.5x12.5cm) large box, 4x4” (10x10cm) medium box and 3x3” (7.5x7.5cm) small box.
0.5 yard (50cm) - Exterior: Non directional cotton exterior fabric is enough for all 3 boxes.
0.5 yard (50cm) - Lining: Non directional cotton exterior fabric is enough for all 3 boxes.
18 x 22” (45x55cm) - Heavy-weight, fusible interfacing such as Fast 2 Fuse Heavy, Pellon 72F Peltex 2 Sided Fusible or Pellon 71F Peltex if you prefer one sided fusible, however, then you won’t be able to fuse the lining for that crisp look.
0.5 yard (50cm) - Lightweight fusible interfacing such as Vilene G700 woven fusible, Pellon SF101 Shape-Flex or similar.
6 - Buttons 3/4” (1.9cm) in diameter or bigger, they need to be this big to close the gap between the folds, to not let elastic show. 2 buttons are used for each box.
24”(60cm) - Round elastic, slimmer is better, or cut up thin round elastic hair bands to get colors to match your fabric. 8” (20cm) is used for each box.
Rotary cutter, cutting mat & ruler.
PDF SEWING PATTERN
This is a PDF sewing pattern file for download and printing yourself. It's a full color pattern with step by step instructions, each accompanied by a color photo to make it fun to sew and the pattern easy to follow.
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