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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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No-Sew Costume: Raven Bird Costume

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Glittered Paper-Plate Pedestals

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Mistletoe Kissing Ball

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You can deck the halls with all kinds of evergreens, but only one plant evokes such a passionate response. Let mistletoe serve as a gentle reminder, amid the holiday hubbub, to take a momentary respite for romance.
Materials
  • 24-gauge wire
  • Wire cutters
  • Ribbon
  • Scissors
  • 4 1/2-inch-diameter floral-foam ball
  • Mistletoe
  • Small silver, white, or pale-blue beads
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Personalized Tote Bag

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Spider Princess Costume

Steps:17
Materials
  • 3 packages (20-by-90-inch) sheet crepe paper in black
  • 1 package (20-by-90-inch) sheet crepe paper in white
  • Tape measure or ruler
  • Scissors
  • Thread, in black and white
  • Sewing machine
  • Straight pins
  • Black seam binding or ribbon
  • Black Velcro fastener
  • Black 3/4-inch elastic, for headband
  • Toy spider
  • Black yarn, for spiderweb cape
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Quick-Spun Cobwebs

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