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Paper Pinwheels

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Fabric Balls

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These luminous fabric-covered ornaments are made without sewing a stitch, so they are the perfect project for kids old enough to work with pins. We covered the balls with satin, taffeta, and velvet and finished them with metallic-silver ribbons and twine.
Materials
  • Fabric balls template
  • 2- and 3-inch Styrofoam balls
  • Fabric
  • Ribbons, rickrack, and/or cord
  • Straight pins and pearl-head pins
  • Pearl beads, tassel balls and tassels
  • Craft glue
  • Sewing shears (for cutting fabric) and embroidery scissors (for cutting trimmings)
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Faux-Porcelain Bird Branch

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These faux-porcelain bird-branch napkin rings, place cards, and pins make a perfect handmade gift.
Materials
  • Small branch or twig
  • Small artificial flower
  • Small artificial birds
  • Sturdy scissors or pruners
  • Paintbrush
  • White acrylic paint
  • Hot-glue gun and glue sticks
  • All-purpose sewing thread
  • Resin and white resin pigment
  • Gloves (optional)
  • Epoxy
  • Napkin rings, place card holders, or pin backs
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Fashion Headband

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Adorn basic headbands with beautiful feathers for a one-of-a-kind accessory.
Materials
  • Feathers
  • Scissors
  • Fabri-Tac fabric glue
  • Nonstick surface, such as a hot-glue mat or leftover label-backing paper
  • Ribbon
  • Needle and thread
  • Button
  • Hot-glue gun and hot-glue sticks
  • Plain headband
  • Clothespin
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Dime Store Games: Shape Game

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Bird Stockings

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Heart-Shaped Candy Box

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