How to Make Felt Hair Clip Appliques

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    • 1). Place a small cookie cutter or paper template cutout on a sheet of felt and trace around it with chalk. To make a paper template, draw or trace the shape on a piece of white paper and cut it out. Make two identical larger 2 1/2- to 3-inch shapes and one smaller 1 1/2- to 2-inch shape.

    • 2). Place the smaller shape on top of one of the larger shapes and pin it in place with a straight pin. Thread an embroidery needle with embroidery floss. Pull the needle through both pieces of felt, about 1/2 inch from the edge of the small piece.

    • 3). Sew a running stitch all the way around the inner edge of the smaller shape. A running stitch is a straight stitch where you push the needle down through the felt about 1/8 inch ahead of itself, pull through, then pull the needle up through the felt after another 1/8 inch and repeat. Try to keep these visible stitches as neat as possible.

    • 4). Place the large appliqued shape on top of the other, identical large shape. Sew a running stitch around the inner edge of the large shape.

    • 5). Hot glue the back of the felt applique to the hair clip.

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