2. Measure a piece of wood for the bottom, and two thin pieces for the top. Mine are: 11 5/8″ x 18 1/4″ for the bottom piece, and the two side pieces were both 11 5/8″ long.
3. I used drywall screws because I had a lot left over. Mine were 1 1/4″ screws.
4. I ended up needing some washers to keep the screws from going through the holes in the metal sides of the laundry sorter.
5. Place the bottom… Screw it in. Place the sides. Screw it in.
6. Stain. Poly if you want. I didn’t.
|Adding a embroidered patch.|
7. I’m using one of the laundry sorter bags. I embroidered a patch. I used Wonderunder to attach it to the bag… it is a double sided fusible interfacing so you iron it onto your patch, then peel the backing off it and iron the patch onto your product. Love it.
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Ps. One of these full laundry sorters (if fully functional) would be awesome as a recycling sorting bin if your town requires sorting.. ours does not so we only needed one.
Danielle Pientka is the sewing and DIY blogger behind DIYDanielle.com. She taught herself to sew in 2011 when she wanted to make cloth diapers for her first son. She’s been sewing everything from ecofriendly items to kids products to clothing since, as it has become a passion. She loves learning how to do new things and teaching others in the process. She hopes to inspire other moms to take time for themselves to find their own creative passion.
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