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Free Christmas Basket Patterns and Projects

Free Holiday Basketry Pattern Sources net link list to help basketmakers find free Christmas basket patterns, tree ornament instructions, or other freebies for basketmakers.

Basket Cut-out Christmas Cookies
What's better than filling the whole house with the warm smells of baking Christmas Cookies? Why, eating them, of course! I have put together a free Christmas Cookie recipe. When your cookies are done, solve the online jigsaw puzzle made to match.

Basket Design Holiday Gift Tags
Index of holiday gift tags with a basketry theme. Many different designs for printable gift labels and "From The Kitchen Of" labels.

Basket Stamped Almond Shortbread Christmas Cookies
Celebrate the holidays by making a batch of stamped almond shortbread cookies with a basket design. A free Christmas Cookie recipe.

Black Ash Snowflake Ornament
Black Ash and Sweetgrass Basketweave Snowflake Ornament Project Instructions.

Decorate For Christmas With Baskets
Learn to use your basket collection to decorate your home for Christmas.

Freebies For Basketmakers
An entire page of free catalogs, samples and freebies of interest to basketweavers.

Basket of Light
Free instruction sheet from tells you how to fill a basket with pine cones, greens, white lights and a wired bow to create a festive holiday decoration using a purchased basket or one you have woven yourself.

Beaded Holiday Basket
Free project for a beaded basket in a holiday motif made with safety pins, starflake and faceted beads.

Candy Basket
Worsted 4 ply yarn is used to crochet this candy basket that you can use for Halloween candy or to hang from the Christmas tree.

Candy Cane Basket - Free Basket Pattern
Small reed basket designed to hold your candy canes or pencils. Detailed with red and green dyed reed and star wire hanger. From G. H. Productions.

Christmas Basket Ornament
Free instruction sheet from teaches you how to embellish a small willow basket with natural materials to make a Christmas tree ornament.

Christmas Basket Pattern
Red and green dyed reed accent rows and a beaded Christmas tree wire handle are featured in this free Christmas basket pattern from NC Basket Works.

Christmas Holly Basket - Free Basket Pattern
By Tony Rynicke on the Just Patterns site.  A (4" x 6" x 4") rectangular market basket in holiday colors, embellished with a bell.

Cracker Basket
Holds crackers for your holiday table or makes a good hostess gift. Flat open basket of flat, round and flat/oval reed with seagrass as a rim cover.

Frosty's Wall Basket
Wall pouch that would be useful to hold Christmas cards or to fill with evergreens. Pattern
compliments of Suzanne Moore's NC Basket Works.

German Paper Moravian Stars
Free pattern for making folded and woven German paper Moravian stars from Carol Duval.

Holiday Delight Basket - Free Basketweaving Pattern
This basket measures 3" x 4" x 5" including the handle. The base is plaited and the sides are woven in a chasing weave using #1 Round Reed.  From G. H. Productions.

Holly Berry Basket
Jim and Diane Langston have authored this free pattern for a rectangular market basket with a solid wood base and attached handle. The basket is woven in flat oval reed with a wide ash strip painted with a holly berry design.

Log Basket Ornament
Crocheted basket designed to be used as a Christmas tree ornament in the form of a basket filled with firewood.

Partridge in a Pear Tree Basket Quilt Block
A free Christmas basket quilt block pattern from 

Ribbon Star Ornaments
Carol Duval offers this free pattern for a woven ribbon star that can be used for a Christmas tree ornament or gift package tie-on.

"S" is For Snowman
A free Christmas craft pattern from Sheri L. Van Duyn of Just Patterns The Idea Magazine for Basketmakers teaches you how to paint a whimsical snowman gourd.

Santa Basket - Free Christmas Basket Pattern
Carol Antrim offers a free tutorial that will teach you how to weave a small Santa basket using round reed.

Santa's Surprise
For a limited time, Maurine Joy of Baskets of Joy in Brunswick, Maine is offering a free Christmas Basket pattern. Mo says this simple, quick to weave basket could be made up over the Thanksgiving weekend with friends and family. It would be perfect for a thoughtful, small gift to give to co-workers and teachers. The pocket style basket with a hanger loop can be hung on a cupboard door, on a doorknob, off the back of a chair or even from the Christmas tree or door wreath. Switch out the bow, then stuff it with a fun toy or seasonal ornament to change the holiday theme. This basket would be a great May Day basket too. There is a printable version, but grab it now because it won't be there long.

Snowman Basket
Free holiday ornament pattern from G H Productions, decorated with a green stripe and small wire Snowman.

Star Napkin Basket
Free reed basket pattern from G H Productions, features a wire star shaped hanger making it a great Christmas basket. The shape of the hanger could easily be interchanged for a different look.

Woven Paper Heart
Weave a paper heart and decorate it with a stamped design. A free basket making pattern from Rubber Stamp Arts.

Woven Paper Heart Basket for Christmas or Valentines Day
This page demonstrates how to weave Danish paper heart baskets. It offers various suggestions for more complex weave patterns including stars, hearts in hearts, curves, flags, angels, candles and more.

Free Basket Patterns Index
This is where you can find more free basketry patterns, dreamcatchers projects and other freebies for basketmakers.

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