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Thursday, 8 November 2012

Remembrance Poppy Hair Clips #NaBloPoMo Day 7

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Hello All,

I wanted to make the girls Remembrance Poppy Hair Clips to wear with their Poppies this week.

I was planning to sew them as I've previously made their flower hair clips, but time is going too quickly so I decided to whip them up more quickly with the glue gun.

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 I traced around the red poppy shape twice with my tailor's chalk onto red felt.
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I did the same with the poppy leaf onto the green felt.  This was the best shade of green that I had in my felt stores.  It is more suitable for "Spring Flowers", but it will do!

I chose a black button for the poppy centre.

I then hot glued the button to the centre of the red poppy.  When that dried I glued the red poppy to the leaf, and then finally the leaf to the hair clip.  I used a black slide on this occasion.

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When I make clips for myself, I stick the designs onto a Kirby grip, I find these work better with my thick hair.

I have a "Spotty"  Children in Need Party with Isabelle tomorrow, so I did think that I could make red spotty poppy hair clips for me.

However, they didn't work very well, the spots on this felt pattern are too big.
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I may wear my ladybird ones instead!

Danny will be marching with Cub Scouts in the Remembrance Parade on Sunday and then taking part in the Service.

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See you tomorrow!


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love

Claire
xxx



NaBloPoMo November 2012
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