Thread Catcher Basket Pattern

By: Beth Heywood from
Thread Catcher Basket Pattern
Thread Catcher Basket Pattern

"When you start sewing, you'll realize that there's a lot of extra thread piling up on your sewing table. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to make an easy thread catcher basket to hold all of your discarded thread tails. This post contains a free pattern and tutorial for a thread catcher. You'll need 10 charm squares total, interfacing of your choice, and bias tape. This project will take around half an hour to sew."

See site for full tutorial with pictures of each step.

Project TypeMake a Project

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

Sewn byEither Hand or Machine


Materials List

  • 10 charm squares
  • Interfacing
  • Bias tape
  • Thread
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I tease my mom because there's always loose threads (and pins!) laying around her sewing area. This thread catcher is just what she needs!


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