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Safety Pin Baskets for All Seasons


These baskets are so much fun to make.

Seven basket designs are included in this booklet, each suitable for holiday decorating or any time. They’re perfect for adding a bit of vintage, kitschy charm to a kitchen, bedroom, bathroom—any room, really. 

Includes step by step photos for basic basket construction and step-by-step instructions and photos for seven baskets.  Designs include Gumdrop Delight, Summer Melody, Autumn Splendor, Peppermint Stripes, Wedding Pearls,  Springtime Ruffles and Crystal Ice.

5 1/2” x 8 1/2” pattern booklet


Baskets are 5 1/2” to 12 1/2” tall.


Baskets are made with #1 (1 1/8”) and #2 (1 1/2”) safety pins, 20-gauge craft wire, and beads.

Beads used are acrylic faceted, starflake, berry and pearl beads.

You will need wire cutters and needle-nosed pliers.

All materials and tools are available at craft and discount stores as well as craft suppliers online.




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