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Topic: String Easter Baket - Pink and Lace  (Read 1695 times)
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« on: March 14, 2013 04:06:56 AM »

I had a request to make one of these string easter baskets for someone and I absolutely loved how it turned out (so much in fact that I ended up making a few more, which I'll show off in separate posts).

I made it by soaking crochet string in fabric starch and then wrapping it around a balloon. It's 18 inches tall so I had to use one of those punching bag balloons. Then you wait a day or two till its dry, pop the balloon, cut a hole in it, decorate and smash the bottom in a little so it sits flat.

This one was for a little girl's first Easter so I think the lace and light pink are perfect. I'm in love with how the bow on the front turned out, I think I'm going to recreate it at some point for a baby headband.

Anywho, on to pictures.....

. by ivoryh1632, on Flickr

. by ivoryh1632, on Flickr

. by ivoryh1632, on Flickr

. by ivoryh1632, on Flickr

. by ivoryh1632, on Flickr

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« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2013 11:29:16 AM »

That is seriously adorable, I love how frilly it is!
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2013 10:51:04 PM »

Thanks! I don't usually do frilly/lacy/traditionally girly things, but i really had fun making this one and loved how it turned out

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« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2013 08:29:57 AM »

Oh! I have been dying to make one of these! Great job! It reminds me of a sugar egg.

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« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2013 12:44:50 PM »

Thanks! Thats the look I was going for.....although I did have to spend a good half hour explaining to the boy what a sugar egg was and why anyone would want one, but that's a whole nother story  Tongue

You should totally make one, it was great messy fun, and so much fun to see once you pop the balloon

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