View PatternView PatternView PatternView PatternSewing PatternOrigami Fabric Boxes Gifts Quick makes Origami techniques are traditionally used to fold paper into various shapes - but we've decided to use fabric instead! These pretty, yet practical boxes can be made in three sizes and are so easy to whip up. Use them for organising your buttons, pins and other haberdashery, or as a novel way to present a gift. Login to downloadEssentialsAssorted patterned cottonsCoordinating plain cottonsCoordinating threadButtonsDimensions ListSmall: 6.5cm x 6.5cm x 7cmMedium: 8.5cm x 8.5cm x 9cmLarge: 9.5cm x 9.5cm x 11cmStitch an origami box1 Cut a 30cm square to make a large box (20cm for the small size and 25cm for the medium version) from both patterned and plain fabric. With right sides together, pin and stitch around the edges using a 5mm seam allowance, leaving a gap in one side for turning. Clip the corners and turn the fabric out through the gap. Press, fold in the raw edge of the gap and topstitch the seams.2 Download the template pack above to find the origami box folding diagram. Fold the fabric square in half in both directions, lightly pressing two crease lines. On the outside of the basket, mark the halfway distance between the centre and end of the creases. Fold the corners of the square in turn diagonally from mark to mark. Pin and topstitch 1mm from the fold to create a permanent crease.3 Pinch one side of the square on the original pressed crease and pin a line from the corner of the base up to the edge. Repeat for the other sides to form a basket shape. Topstitch the pinned lines and flatten the pockets created at the corners of the container.4 Fold down the corners of the square to make flaps between the pockets. Sew a button to the points, passing through all layers to keep the flaps in place. Other Popular Makes... Easy floral hot water bottle coverPatchwork & QuiltingDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)When the weather gets nippy, cosy up with Jenny Arnott’s hot floral Easy Fabric Scrap Bucket BagAccessories BagsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Carry your belongings in style with this easy patchwork scrap bag. You can also use these instructions to create matching Selena SkirtSkirtsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Wrap skirts are seriously underrated as a modest yet fun go-to that is easy to sew. This design by Amanda Debra SkirtSkirtsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Denim skirts are a wardrobe staple and this chic number by Julia Claridge puts a twist on the style classic Gabrielle SkirtSkirtsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)If you aren't confident at stitching darts, this pencil skirt designed by Amanda Walker is a good practise piece as Otis the OwlToysDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Whipped up in Riley Blake's Vienna range, this adorable owl toy is the perfect avian pal for little ones and PopularRecent Easy floral hot water bottle cover Dave Dachshund Free Sewing Pattern Downloads Floaty Floral Three Quarter Sleeved Dress Retro Mixtape Cushion Stuffed Fabric Letters Art Gallery Fabric Unicorn Toy Sewing Bee Sleeveless Shell Top Tweed Chicken Doorstop Sewing Bee Shift Dress Make Your Own Bodycon Dress Wiggle Dress Easy floral hot water bottle cover Easy Fabric Scrap Bucket Bag Selena Skirt Debra Skirt Gabrielle Skirt Otis the Owl Piped Home Letter Cushions Maddie Top Faith Dress Lizzie Tunic Pyjama bottoms Flora Pyjama Set Get all of your sewing essentials sent straight to your inbox! Please keep me up to date with regular emails from Sew MagazineYou need to tick the box above to confirm you want to recieve emails We have sent you a confirmation email, please confirm it.