QC: Converted Sewing Drawer Basket

Materials

  • Sewing Drawer
  • Wooden Appliqué (available from Lowe’s or Home Depot, or salvage from another vintage find)
  • Handles

Tools

  • Glue
  • Primer
  • Indoor/Outdoor Satin Ivory Paint (Krylon)
  • Sand Paper
  • Drill

Directions

STEP 1

  • Designer Kathleen Panetiz cleverly recycled a vintage sewing drawer fl ea market fi nd into a hip, useable storage basket for her craft studio. To create a similar basket, sand sewing drawer to remove finish, then wipe dust. Glue wooden appliqué (available from Lowe’s or Home Depot, or salvage from another vintage find) to drawer. Drill holes for handles.

STEP 2

  • Apply Primer, then Indoor/Outdoor Satin Ivory Paint (Krylon). Attach handles. For shabby chic look, sand paint, letting wood show through. Fill drawer with everything from paper crafting to sewing embellishments and more.
by Kathleen Paneitz
Converted Sewing Drawer Basket
Converted Sewing Drawer Basket