Monday, September 21, 2009

Embroidered Felt Hair Clip


I tried making embroidered felt hair clips and I love how they turned out.
They are so quick and easy to make too!




Materials needed:
felt
(I used craft felt - 25¢/piece)
embroidery floss
2" snap clip
scissors
pins
hair clip template
(download here)




Pin the template to your felt and cut 2 pieces.



Fold one piece of the felt in half lengthwise and make a small cut near the top of the felt
.



Slip the hair clip in the cut you just made, center, and snap it closed.


Embroidery a cute doodle on the other piece of felt, then sandwich your clip between both pieces.
Embroidery a blanket stitch around the edge.
Here's another good blanket stitch tutorial too!



All done!


See how cute it looks on Serenity!
She's been wearing her "Princess" dress all day.
It's her favorite dress-up outfit!



POST-IT-NOTE:
I bought hair clips from Wal-Mart in the sewing notions section.
You can get 30 of them for around $3!
Each finished clip costs less than 15
¢.
If you use 100% wool or a wool/rayon felt blend the costs will go up a few pennies.

I
f your local Wal-Mart doesn't sell them, the Ebay store, Bonita Girl Shop sells a 100 pack for $4.99 + $2.75 s/h.
That's 7¢ apiece!


Oh!
And don't laugh at my embroidery!
I'm still learning!


Primrose Design posts so many wonderful detailed stitch tutorials!
It's great for you beginners like me.
She answered questions I had that I couldn't find in all
three of the books I've been reading!


I would like give a big thank you to 10marifet.org for linking this post!



Have fun!



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17 comments:

Polka Dot Moon said...

Those are fabulous and your model is adorable!!

Elle's Mom said...

Super cute! I love making felt hair clips, but mine never turn out this cute! You should totally sell them I would buy :-)

Linda @ My Trendy Tykes said...

Oooooh you should give a few of those to me : )
I'd rock them err I mean I would put them in my daughter's hair. Yeah, that's what I would do !

Crafterella said...

OMG, those are sooooo cute, I'm am going to have to make some of those for Little Miss!
I agree with Elle's Mom you should sell those!

Mrs. Wolf said...

look great!! i love the felt clips.. i've been making TONS of them lately.. very addicting.

Rachel said...

Wow, those are so pretty! I love the little designs on each one. I'll be linking.

Ashlee said...

Beginner or not, you did a beautiful job with these!

mommysteffen said...

just saw this one... i need to get some felt!!!!

sweetpicklesandchocolate said...

sweet! and you made it look sooo easy too!
Dena

Kasey at Thrifty Little Blog said...

This is such a sweet little project! It would make a great gift :).

Andy Porter said...

Serenity is too precious!! What a sweet model!

Jen said...

Those turned out so cute! Thanks for sharing.

Griffith Family said...

Precious little girl and very cute clips. We'll be making these!

Joye @ The Joyeful Journey said...

I so have to make these for my little girl!! What a great idea! Thanks for sharing it! :)

Lenetta @ Nettacow said...

OK, OK, OK! I am giving up and subscribing to your site! :>) I did a lot of linking to you this week - I LOVE this idea! (my roundup is here) I'm a newbie embroideress and just found out about Primrose Designs as well. (Hopefully this will help even out my blanket stitch...it's enthusiastic, but not straight.) :>) Thanks for sharing!

Stacey @ Fun to Craft said...

Very cute!! I love using felt and barrettes! This is a really cute way to do it!

Heather@ theherberfamily.blogspot.com said...

Serenity must be the best dressed little lady in town!

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