Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Pom Fruit Basket

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by Angela Son, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Pom Fruit Basket

Cute favor idea for your Fall gatherings!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1/2 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Cut six pieces of Brown chenille stem that are 6-1/2 inch each. Cut seven pieces of Brown chenille stem that are 1-3/4 inch each.
  • 2
    Place the six chenille stems horizontally side by side. Starting 1/4 inch from the left end of the horizontal chenille stems, weave a shorter piece of chenille stem vertically in an under, over pattern. Bend ends to secure.
  • 3
    Continue weaving vertical stems at 1/2 inch apart, alternating direction of weave.
  • 4
    Cut a 1-1/2 inch Dark Brown foam circle and shape woven basket to fit circle. Glue circle to bottom of basket. Glue ends of woven basket closed.
  • 5
    Cut two pieces of Brown chenille stems that are 5-1/2 inch each. Twist together and glue ends to the inside of basket on each side to create handle.
  • 6
    Glue raffia into bottom of basket, leaving ends sticking out. (Tip: it is ok to trim raffia if its too long.)
  • 7
    Glue a 1 inch Yellow pom pom into basket. Cut a 2 inch piece of Orange chenille stem and bend in half. Cut a 1 inch piece of Green chenille stem. Wrap the middle of Green chenille stem around Orange chenille stem and curl ends by wrapping around a pencil. Glue into top of Yellow pom pom.
  • 8
    Cut a 3/4 inch piece of Brown chenille stem. Bend in half and glue to 3/4 inch Green pom pom. Glue into basket.
  • 9
    Cut a 3/4 inch piece of Green chenille stem. Bend in half and glue into 1/2 inch Red pom pom. Glue into basket.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1/2 hour

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Value Craft Pack 307 pc. 104791322
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Dark Brown 104258588
  • Panacea Natural Raffia 250 cubic inch 104454850
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Pencil