Basket 4.5 inch PDF

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Print on fabric instead of using Basket 4.5-inch quilt templates for a variety of designs with or without appliqué accents.

Sew by hand or by machine.

ISBN: 978-1-927788-06-6 SKU: BASKET45 Listed under: , , , , ,


Print on fabric and sew Basket 4.5-inch blocks by hand or by machine. Optional appliqué.

System Requirements – Windows or Mac with Adobe Reader (not a phone or tablet) and any ordinary color Inkjet printer or all-in-one.

templates for basket quilt

This shape collection PDF includes all of the shapes for Basket 4.5-inch blocks.

The handle can be pieced OR appliquéed. There are extra matches so it is easy to sew a perfectly positioned handle.

basket quilt with applique

There are also shapes to print for back-basting appliqué—easy preparation and perfect positioning.

Features of this Shape Collection (PDF)

  • shapes to print on fabric
  • diagrams showing how much fabric you need
  • shapes without seam allowances to print on freezer paper (just in case you want templates)

& More

  • a choice of regular layouts or 7 combo layouts to use fabric efficiently and save time
  • design notes
  • worksheets
  • detailed instructions on the All About Inklingo blog for piecing and back-basting appliqué
  • a choice of methods—hand or machine, with or without appliqué

variations of Basket quilt block

You can make all of these variations in 4.5-inch blocks.

Basket quilt setting

This is another traditional Basket 4.5-inch setting (9-inch block), once featured on a US postage stamp.

print shapes for basket quilt

This shape collection includes 7 optional “combo” layouts to save fabric and save time. You may already have triangles in some of your other Inklingo shape collections but the 7 combo layouts make this collection special. For example, Combo 4 (above) prints all of the shapes at once on fabric 5 x 11, so you can mix and match for a scrappy quilt.

I pieced the handle on a 4.5-inch basket by machine on my Featherweight.

Love the lines. Quilt more!

Basket 4.5 inch Sample Quilt Settings

Basket quilt with blocks on-point

There is an Inklingo shape collection with 4.5-inch squares and setting triangles for a perfect on-point setting.

Basket quilt with blocks on-point

This is another on-point setting.

Setting for Basket Blocks

Another basket setting.

Setting for Basket Blocks


Basket Handles Pieced or Appliqué

Basket Handles pieced or applique

We think the advantages of the pieced handle might surprise you, so there is a lesson with tips for sewing curves on the blog.

1 review for Basket 4.5 inch PDF

  1. Cathi (verified owner)

    These baskets are altogether too much fun to make! And having the combo pages to print makes it so easy to print a few and mix and match.
    I’ve always planned to make a basket quilt. Now I know that my baskets are going to be wonderful!

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