Fabric boxes are so easy to make and can be made in any size. They are perfect for a special gift wrap, or to just keep those special little things organized! You can customize the fabrics for the décor of the room, or for a special interest for the recipient. Make them as storage you display on shelves! Learn how to make fabric boxes with our step-by-step photo tutorial.
Key steps to making fabric boxes:
- Start by cutting the bottom of the base of the box from the double sided heavy weight interfacing. It can be any size. I chose a square shape.
- Next, cut the sides to the box. If you are making a rectangle, you’ll make two sets of sides. One dimension will be one side of the rectangle and the other will be how high you want the box for each set of sides. Example: If your bottom is 6-inches by 8-inches and you want a box that is 4-inches high you’ll cut two side rectangles that are 6-inches by 4-inches and two side rectangles that are 8-inches by 4-inches.
- For the top, you’ll cut 1/2-inch larger than the base. Using the same example, you’ll cut a 6-1/2 inch x 8-1/2 inch top. Then, cut side triangles for it.
- Follow the basic directions below.
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