How do you line the inside of a tote bag?
The first method is to sew the lining, leaving a few inches open in the bottom. Then you attach the lining with the bag inside out and turn it to the right side through the hole in the lining. The second method is to sew the lining completely and attach the lining right side out by topstitching.
How do you stiffen a crochet basket?
Stiffen your crochet with a fabric stiffener.
You can use spray-on starch that you can find in the supermarkets. You can make your fabric stiffeners from household items like sugar, potato flour, starch, or glue mixed with water. After completing your crochet basket, you can spray fabric stiffener on the surface.
Can you use a sewing machine on crochet?
A basic sewing machine will work for joining knit/crochet items as long as it has the capability of making an adjustable zig-zag stitch. It helps if you can adjust the pressure on the presser foot of your sewing machine. That can be really helpful with some thicker knit/crochet yarns.