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May Day Favor Baskets

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I am still working on my project and hope to have pictures soon. These little baskets hold a cupcake with a chocolate flower.

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To make these little baskets you will need:

  • Colored cardstock
  • 30″ of 5/8″ ribbon
  • 14″ wire
  • 28″ medium ric rack
  • flat folded crepe paper cut into 2″ wide pieces about 50 inches long. Gather crepe paper so you have a gathered piece about 11″ long. I used my sewing machine by straight stitching with a long stitch then gently pulling the thread working from each edge to center. I was also able to backstitch when I started sewing and then my machine gathered the crepe paper when it stitched.
  • glue gun
  • May Day Favor Basket Template

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Fold ric rack in half and place wire in between the ric rack and carefully hot glue with a low temp gun.

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Overlap side basket piece about a 1/2 inch and hot glue.  Hot glue gathered crepe paper to the top inside of basket.

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Using scallop scissors, cut circle for bottom piece. Hot glue to bottom.  Bend handle and hot glue to inside at each side.

Fill with goodies and you have a cute little favor basket.

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Happy May Day!

A

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