Use these miniature Firebolts to add a bit of magical flair to your favorite Harry Potter party drink. Or use the broom handles to skewer together any tasty morsels that threaten to scurry away on the dessert table.
Colored embroidery floss
Hot glue gun & glue
Gather small bunch of raffia – about 20 strands. Stitch bundled raffia
together. (Seam is about 3/4" long.) Trim raffia to 5" wide, with seam
Place medium-size dot of hot glue to left of thread seam. Place the
blunt end of skewer into glue, extending skewer about 1" past thread
3. Fold right half of raffia over skewer. Secure with glue or simply keep a hold on raffia till Step 4 is completed.
4. While holding raffia ends securely, wrap colored embroidery floss around broom bristles, about ½" from folded end of raffia. Wrap thread 3-4 times and secure with knot. Trim raffia to even out end of broom.
These brooms are surprisingly easy to make -- bookmark for next Halloween : )