Doily Basket

Not only are these beautiful baskets perfect for Easter, but they also can be displayed year-round.

Doily Basket

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, March 2008


Resources: To purchase API's Crafter's Pick Fabric Stiffener (water-based), visit


  • Stitched (not paper) doily

  • Bowl in the shape of the basket you would like to make

  • Fabric stiffener


  1. Soak doily in bowl of fabric stiffener until saturated.

  2. Remove doily from stiffener and place over bowl (or along inside of bowl) to form a basket shape.

  3. Allow to dry. Carefully peel dried basket from bowl.


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