Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Fish Pot

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by Chris Yankauskas, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Fish Pot

It's an aquarium, without the water!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint.
  • 2
    Paint clay pot and clay saucer Baby Blue. Let dry.
  • 3
    Glue Beige chenille stems around large clay pot rim. Glue Beige chenille stems on the clay saucer bottom up to rim.
  • 4
    Download and print project template. Trace fish onto clay pot as shown using tracing paper. Glue Black chenille stems around outline of fish as shown. Trim chenille stems where necessary. Cut and glue Multi-Color 3 mm chenille stems to fill in fish as shown or as desired.
  • 5
    Bend 3 mm White chenille stems to to make three small circles. Glue to clay pot as shown.
  • 6
    Glue 9 mm Brown chenille stem to center of Beige chenille stems on clay saucer for tree trunk. Cut two bumpy sections from a Green bumpy chenille stem and glue criss-crossed on top of tree trunk. Twist three pieces of Beige chenille stems that are 1/2 inch each into balls. Glue to top of tree for coconuts.
  • 7
    Wind and glue a 5 inch piece of 3 mm Green chenille stem for turtle shell.
  • 8
    Fold the ends of a 2 inch Brown Chenille stem into the center. Repeat with another 2 inch Brown chenille stem. Glue underneath turtle shell for legs. Glue turtle next to tree.
  • 9
    Glue 6 mm Light Blue bumpy chenille stem to bottom of Beige chenille stems on saucer, making it wavy. Glue small pieces of White chenille stem to top of Light Blue chenille stem as shown or as desired.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Main Line Pottery Standard Clay Pot 6 inch 104186527
  • Main Line Pottery Standard Saucer 3 inch 104186509
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 3 mm Multi-Color 30 pc. 100383994
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 6 mm Multi-Color 25 pc. 104277481
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 6 mm Beige 25 pc. 104277485
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 3 mm Bumpy Multi-Color 12 pc. 104277460
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 9 mm 15 pc. Multi-Color 104277496
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Baby Blue 104106668
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 10 104118906
  • Beacon Quick Grip All-Purpose Permanent Adhesive 2 oz. 104290188
  • Nicole™ Crafts Econo Tracing Pad 9 inch x 12 inch 30 pc. 104135777
  • Pencil
Download Project Template