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Ombre Fruit Basket

Created By:

Kelly Crawford of Sewing in No Mans Land

Skill Level: Intermediate

Janome Artisan Kelly Crawford made a beautiful Ombre Fruit Basket using her Skyline S7 sewing machine. This project is perfect to place fresh and delicious summer fruit and vegetables in and it can also be made into great cup holders. With just one package of vibrant cotton clothesline rope and thread in a similar color, you too can create this wonderful project. 

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Instructions

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Average 4.0 | 4 Reviews


Tako
Wednesday, November 23, 2016

cpindzola
Saturday, December 17, 2016

I like the concept, but the directions are "sloppy." Nowhere in the supply list does it mention the felt or the batting (how much?). Also, I would never use a high loft batting in a placemat, or a table runner, as I think that it would be too unstable for a glass. The next time I make these, I will cut out the batting (I use flannel) and spray baste it to the wrong side of the Dresden plate before I put the Dresden plate on the felt to cut out. I have not yet washed the finished placemat, and am hoping that the single layer of felt does not curl up, or become distorted after washing/drying.
Txmaid
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

MargieARK
Friday, February 24, 2017

I made this today but your cutting directions need to be changed. You only need 4 of color 1 and color 3 4.5 squares for the triangles. Also the inner border, you only need 2 cuts as WOF is long enough to cut each in half to fit the sides.

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