Appliqued Victorian Hanging Basket

Appliquéd Victorian Hanging Basket
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The foundation is of millboard or very heavy card stock.

Appliqué embroidery shown in Fig. No. 1 and No. 2 will need to be enlarged to fit the size of hanging basket you decide on.

Appliquéd Victorian Hanging Basket, Detail 1 of 2
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Three shades of satin material are required for the appliqué, the middle shade being used for the foundation color, the darkest and lightest for the design.

Appliquéd Victorian Hanging Basket, Detail 2 of 2
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The white center ornament is cut out of white, or amber velvet. The design is COUCHED to the foundation with thick silk cords. Ornamental cords and tassels finish the Basket.

A tin liner holds the water, or earth, if real plants are arranged in it; but dried grasses and imitation fern leaves are usually employed.

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