Do you know that fabric glue is totally awesome? I bought some for $2 at a craft store sale and have been abusing it since XD

So here was my first project… beaded hair accessories. I saw some of these on ebay and also in stores like Diva  but making one is more fun!

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You need:

  • Beads of various colours
  • Felt
  • Fabric glue
  • Alice band or hair clip
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Cut out a random piece of felt in a squiggly shape. You can plan it out before hand if you want or just cut and hope it ends up ok haha.

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Start in small sections and add glue around the outlines.

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Place the beads on. You can do it one by one with tweezers but I don’t have that kind of patience so I wet my finger slightly and picked up several at a time.

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Once you have the outline done you can start filling in the middle.

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Use different colours to give it more depth and different effects.

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When it’s completely filled in leave the whole thing to dry overnight.

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Here’s another one I made which is a bit more traditionally cute ^_^

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Cut a bow shape out of felt.

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Add glue over the whole thing (it’s little so you can probably do the whole thing before it all dries.

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Place the darker pearls around as an outline.

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Fill in the middles with lighter pearls.

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Once they are dry the next day glue on some more felt as little channels to the back. This is how it will grab on to the aliceband.

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The little bow just needs something small to grab on to because I’m just using a bobby pin.

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DONE! Now after adding the alice band or clip it’s time to wear them out with pride! 😀

 

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