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4.11.10

Gobble Gobble Hair Clip

  I love to dress the kids in clothes for each holiday with matching  hair bows for Aiyanna, of course.  I saw some turkey hair bows made completely of ribbon.  I thought it was cute, but the $6 price tag wasn't so cute.  I knew I could make one almost as cute.So when I got home I made one. I actually like mine better.  And the price on mine was 1 alligator clip and a pair of google eyes. Everything else came from my scraps!!!


 
Want to make one for a special little girl in your life? 
Here's how!

Supplies Needed:
Brown felt
Orange felt
Red, orange, and yellow ribbon
Fabric glue
Google eyes
Alligator clip or barrette
Brown thread


Cut 2 bodies out of brown felt. Also cut a tiny triangle from orange felt for the beak.

Cut strip of red, orange and yellow ribbon 2 1/2" long.

Put a dot of fabric glue on the end of the ribbon.

Fold the ribbon so the ends meet.  I like to use hair clips to hold the ends together until the glue dries.

 After the glue dries add a dot of glue to the end and attach it to the body.
 Repeat with all of the ribbons


Lay the other body on top and pin.


Sew or hand stitch close to the edge.

 
Trim the body so the stitching is 1/8" from the edge.

Glue on the eyes and nose.

 
Glue the turkey onto a hair clip or barrette and give it to your favorite little girl!.



If you don't have ribbon that's okay. Make the turkey feathers out of felt.




Here is the template I used.
It should be 2" tall.


  

17 comments:

joyh said...

So adorable!! :) Saw this on tatertots weekend round-up and it caught my eye :) Love this idea!!

Melissa @ It's Fancy Schmancy said...

What a great idea! I will have to give it a try! I came over from Tatertots and Jello. Come by and visit!

Kristi said...

So cute!! My sister always has a bow in my niece's hair and this would be so cute in her red hair! We host Thanksgiving at my house so I think I'll be making one of these for her, for sure!

Shared this on Facebook.

~ The Speckled Dog

Nike@ChooseToThrive said...

So cute! I think I'll be whipping up a set for my girls this week. Thanks!

Amy (naptimecrafters) said...

too cute! Linking up to the Turkey Show at somedaycrafts.blogspot.com on Nov. 12

Chelsea said...

Thanks you so much for linking up to Felt Week! So perfect for Thanksgiving! I am going to try this for my daughter! I hope to see you again at Crafters Anonymous Club!

Amber @ Make Baby Stuff said...

It is SO cute, Nancy! I love it and your nice clear photos in your tutorial. Please contact me if you are ever interested in doing a guest hairclip tutorial for MakeBabyStuff.com.

Cristie said...

simple and soooo very cute! love it.

Liz Ann said...

That is adorable! I have seen these around too on etsy shops. Glad you showed us the how-to-steps. Now, I don't have to pay the $6 price tag

Jennifer said...

Oh! I love these! can't wait to make them for my girls. Thank you!

Candice @ Fashionably Organized said...

Hi I'm stopping by from Handmade Tuesdays and cannot believe how stinking cute that hair barette is. I keep thinking I need ot get something for my DD for T-giving, but I just don't have time between now and then to make one. I'll have to do it next year. LOL!

Alyssa said...

for stinkin cute! I can't wait to make one for my lil turkey. How fun! Thanks

LambAround said...

So cute! No kids here, but I bet one of these would make a fun button to wear to work :)

Crystal said...

That is super cute! I love all of the fun colors.

Kimmie @ Sugar and Dots said...

This is about a gazillion times cuter than the turkey hair clip I attempted to make! Thanks for linking up to What I Whipped Up Wednesday!

Piper said...

Just made one for my daughter! Can't wait to have her wear this tomorrow!

Christina Mathew said...

hello! do you have something like this for the other holidays? i'm a nicu nurse and these would be so cute to pin on the isolettes of the premie babies!