The measuring tape fabric is the very last remnant from a years ago purchase at Crafty Planet (LINK)...an awesome craft store in Minneapolis I wish I could visit WAY more often than I do.
The fabric basket tutorial can be found at the ever talented Leslie's Art and Sew Blog !
This is my "go to" pattern for a basket such as this.
So well written and a very quick sew up too!
You can also find Leslie as Leslieshappyheart on Craftster.org often paired up with the
amazing Susanab. They've been hosting so many amazing crafty swaps on the site.
Most times, I can't resist.