/ Bubbalux Tutorial - Craft Caddy

The needle on my sewing machine went through the Bubbalux sheet like a knife through butter!

Tutorial by Sharon Callis

Skill Level: Medium

Time to Make: approx 2.5 hours 

Did you know that Bubbalux can be used for sewing projects? Not only for creating fabulous displays, but for making durable storage items too! 

 

This craft storage caddy can be put together by either machine sewing or gluing. Whichever way you choose, the finished item looks great and is tough enough to keep your craft kit organised for a long time.

Supplies: 

4 sheets Bubbalux - standard size, Daffodil Yellow

A4 Teresa Collins Herringbone Embossing Folder

2 metres of Bias Binding

Polka dot ribbon

Follow the photo instructions below to make this bright and beautiful craft storage caddy.

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Step 1
 
Peel off protective film and emboss Bubbalux sheets
Embossing 1.JPG
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Step 2
 
Trim the corners with a
craft knife or scissors
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Step 3
 
Cut out a handle
Yellow Caddy 2.jpg
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Step 4
 
Sew or glue bias trim to the centre panel
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Step 5
 
Cut front and rear panels 
Yellow Caddy 4  - Front and Back.jpg
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Step 6
 
Cut base panel and score guide line
Yellow Caddy 5 - Base.jpg
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Step 7
 
Cut side panels and score a centre guide line
Yellow Caddy 7 - Sides Score.jpg
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Step 8
 
Sew or glue ribbon to join front and side panels 
Yellow Caddy 9 - Sewing Sides.jpg
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Step 9
 
What the sewn join looks like on reverse
Yellow Caddy 11 - Sewing Sides reverse.j
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Step 10
 
Sew the bias binding strip to the top edge
Yellow Caddy 12 - Adding Bias.jpg
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Step 11
 
Add strip of bias to one side of the bottom edge
Yellow Caddy 13 Adding Bias to Base.jpg
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Step 12
 
Glue in the central dividers
Yellow Caddy 14 - Internal dividers.jpg
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Step 13
 
Glue together to form
the box shape
and base
Yellow Caddy 15 - Inserting centre.jpg
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Step 14
 
Make and assemble the side pockets from cut panels
Yellow Caddy 16 - Side Pockets.jpg
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Step 15
 
Add bias binding
to the side panels
Yellow Caddy 17 - Side Pockets Base Trim
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Step 16
 
View of reverse of side pocket
Yellow Caddy 18 - Side pocket reverse.jp
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Step 17
 
Cut two side pocket bases
Yellow Caddy 19 - Side pockets base inse
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Step 18
 
Finish side pocket base with bias binding
Yellow Caddy 20 - Side pockets glued tri
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Step 19
 
Cut, decorate and heat form
the scissor loops
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Take appropriate safety precautions when using a heat gun to shape Bubbalux. Always work in a well ventilated space. See FAQs for advice.
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Step 20
 
Attach scissor loops with glue 
to the front of the caddy
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Step 21
 
Fill your completed project with 
crafting goodies!
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