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« on: March 25, 2007 10:14:50 PM »

So my boyfriend's daughter was bemoaning the fact that she no longer had a fairy wand that she once had.  I thought that was downright uncivilized for a six year old girl to be without a fairy wand, so I rummaged and rummaged until I came up with a solution.  After a few false starts, I came up with this.



Here's an action shot.  I guess it made her brother strong.



I took an old knitting needle and knit up an i cord out of some red sparkly yarn and slipped the needle through it.  I had to bind off over the needle so I could actually get it on.  I dabbed a bit of glue on the top and the bottom to glue the cover to the needle since the ends kept wanting to poke through.  Then I cut two sides of a star out of some fabric left over from my shirt recon, sewed them together and stuffed it full of fiberfill to give it some structure.  Then I just tied on some ribbons and stitched the star to the end of the wand and now it's magic!
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« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2007 11:31:06 PM »

aww very cute.  Lucky girl Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2007 05:24:32 AM »

wow! yesterday I went to hundred shops looking for one for my boyfriend's nephew, I'm going to copy your idea! it's beautiful!
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« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2007 10:18:04 AM »

thanks.  it seems pointless to buy a toy like that when some ribbons, glitter, and any stick-like object would be just as good or better.
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