Creative Ideas – DIY Easy and Pretty Felt Basket

Creative Ideas - DIY Easy and Pretty Felt Basket

If you have some extra pieces of felt that is leftover from other crafts projects, you can turn them into this pretty felt basket with a few easy steps. It’s super easy to make, but the result is surprisingly gorgeous. This purple felt basket with flower ornaments will be a beautiful piece decor for your home. You can use other materials and colors of fabric to match your home decorations. It’s great for putting small items such as chocolates, candies and accessories inside, or simply as decoration. Happy crafting!

Here are the supplies you may need:

  • Felt;
  • Ruler;
  • Scissors;
  • Heavy duty hole punch tool;
  • Tailor’s chalk;
  • Cord;
  • Ribbon Flower ornaments;
  • Glue.

Instructions:

1. Cut a piece of felt circle. The diameter of the circle depends on your desired size for the basket. In this tutorial, the diameter is about 44 cm.Creative Ideas - DIY Easy and Pretty Felt Basket 1

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2. Mark down a line about 8 cm away the edge of the circle.

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3. Mark down the same lines every 5 cm along the edge of the circle until they are evenly distributed on the circle as shown in the pictures. Use scissors to cut the lines.

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4. Punch two holes on both sides of the cut pieces.

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5. Thread the cord through the holes and tie a pretty ribbon bow at the end.

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6. Glue the ribbon flowers on the side of the basket and here you go!

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If you are wondering how to make the beautiful ribbon flowers, I have featured quite a lot of ribbon flower projects on my site. Just search for “ribbon flower” in the search box on the top right corner of my site and you will find a bunch of them. Enjoy!

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