If you have a little girl with curls like mine had you are used to putting plenty of barrettes and bows in the hair in order to keep it out of your child’s face. Gina from East Coast Mommy puts a spin on the hair clips by making a felt monkey and frog clip. It is fun change from the korker bows and ribbons. Please welcome Gina…
As a new blogger, I am inspired and amazed by other bloggers and what they create. So, as you can imagine, I am totally thrilled to be guest blogging on one of my favorite blogs… Infarrantly Creative. Thanks for making me feel like a “real” blogger! Here is a simple tutorial for super cute monkey and frog clips. (FYI… the one in the middle is my three year old little monkey. Pretty cute, eh?)
scraps of felt (green for the frog and brown & tan for the monkey)
small black buttons
needle and embroidery thread (black, green, and tan)
clips (alligator or snap clips work)
templates (Click here for the templates.)
For the Frog clip: Using the template as a guide, cut a front piece and a back piece from the green felt.
Sew on two button eyes, and use black thread to back-stitch a nose and mouth.
Using green thread attach the front piece to the back piece. Use a glue gun to attach a clip to the back.
On the front piece, sew on two button eyes, and use black thread to back-stitch a nose and mouth.
Using tan thread, attach the front piece to the back piece. Use a glue gun to attach a clip to the back.
That’s it! I hope you liked my projects. Please stop by my blog some time and say, “hi”. I would also LOVE if you would follow me on facebook. I have lots of tips, tricks, and tutorials to share. Thanks, Gina (aka East Coast Mommy)