The Sewing Basket

Learning to Express Creativity and Love through Sewing and Needle Arts

 

Quality Quilting and Sewing Supplies and Lessons. The Sewing Basket is a small business that provides lessons in the fabric arts that include quilting, garment construction, crafts, and home decorating.

 

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Our Mission

 – Lou Ann Rudeseal, Owner

My mission is to serve others in their sewing endeavors in such a way that God is glorified as He brings a profit to my efforts. My desire is for The Sewing Basket to be a respected and admired business because of God’s Hand in it. It brings a smile to my face and joy to my heart to see the excitement and enthusiasm of my students when they are able to answer the question, “Where did you get that?” with “I made it myself! We carry beautiful quilt kits, quilting fabric, and notions!

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Made It Myself!

It brings a smile to my face and joy to my heart to see the excitement and enthusiasm of my students when they are able to answer the question, “Where did you get that?” with “I made it myself! We carry beautiful quilt kits, quilting fabric, and notions!

“She looks for wool and flax, and works with her hands in delight. She is not afraid of the snow for her household, for all her household are clothed with scarlet. She makes coverings for herself; her clothing is fine linen and purple. She makes linen garments and sells them, and supplies belts to the tradesmen. Strength and dignity are her clothing and she smiles at the future.”

– Proverbs 31:13, 21-22, 24-25 NASB

From the Basket

Featuring products from our Etsy shop, great projects and stories from the places we visit, and accomplishments of our friends around the country who enjoy needle and thread, quilts and other crafts.

My New Website

My new website is finally here. I've had the same design for over a decade - it was time for a refreshing new look. Glad you are here to check it out.

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Texas, Our Texas Quilt Kit

This quilt kit allows you the opportunity to applique by hand or use the fusible web applique technique to produce this beautiful tribute quilt to the great state of Texas. In the sample, we used Moda fabrics and did some blanket stitching around some features and...

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Wool Dryer Balls

Felted Wool dryer balls that take the place of your dryer sheets or fabric softener. Throw them in the dryer with your freshly washed clothes and they will reduce wrinkles, soften clothes, and decrease drying time! They are fabulous! You can add a drop or two of...

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