Fabric Storage Box

Fabric Storage Box

Making a fabric storage box is not as complicated as it sounds. The process only requires material that might be deemed useless in your home and simple tools. These include carton boxes that are cluttering the home environment; therefore, this project is cost-effective. After the project is complete, the boxes can be inserted into a pigeon hole cabinet for effective utilization of space.

Tools and Materials.

  • Coverless carton box
  • Upholstery
  • Cotton webbing (1.25” wide)
  • Two pieces of brads measuring 0.5”
  • Label plates
  • Ribbons
  • A sheet of thick plastic that will reinforce the handle
  • Felt pads or cork
  • Fast acting adhesive
  • Spray adhesive
  • Scissors
  • Plastic Spreader
  • Ruler and a pencil
  • Old newspaper
  • Any sharp tool that can create a piercing hole.


  • Spread pieces of newspaper on the floor to protect it from the adhesive.
  • Cut the upholstery into pieces with appropriate measurements.
  • Spray the glue to the exterior of the box evenly.
  • Lay the upholstery pieces onto the box and spread the fabric with a spreader to achieve smoothness.
  • At the edges, glue the fabric and clip the corners carefully to extract excess material.
  • Check to ensure that the dimensions are satisfactory and adjust accordingly when the glue is still wet.
  • The fabric that extends past the of the carton should be folded neatly into the inner surface of the box after smearing glue between the layers. Furthermore, trim away excess material from the corners.
  • Attach the ribbon onto the edges to decorate the box using adhesive.
  • Choose the best part to attach the handle and mark the points.
  • Using a poke, make holes at both terminal edges of the handle and attach it to the box with the brads and adhesive.

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