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Topic: Refashioned Bobby Pins  (Read 963 times)
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everythingemme
« on: April 17, 2012 05:43:08 PM »

You will need:

    -thread
    -needle
    -scissors
    -bobby pins
    -buttons

Three of these buttons are shaft buttons and one is a sew-through.  With the shaft buttons, I slipped the top leg of the bobby pin through the shaft.  I threaded the needle and ran it repeatedly through the button shaft and around the bobby pin leg.  The button will feel loose but there is a point when you run the needle through the thick accumulation of thread  that it will almost instantaneously tighten up.  I kept up with this until I had just enough thread to tie a knot. 

I liked sewing the sew-through button onto the bobby pin better than the shaft buttons.  I laid the button on top of the bobby pin and ran the needle through the button holes and around the bobby pin leg.  I kept this up until the button felt sewed tightly to the bobby pin and then knotted the thread.

Voila!  Four cute hair accessories for mere penny's! 



http://everythingemmetaylor.blogspot.com/2012/04/refashioned-hair-accessories-part-two.html
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aliferg
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2012 06:11:36 PM »

I love how you used those buttons to create hairpins.  I am always looking for creative hairpin ideas! Thanks for sharing.
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mom1010
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2012 06:56:12 AM »

Very nice! I really like the versatility that could be used for these! Great idea!
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« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2012 07:26:51 AM »

Good idea, I really like the buttons you used, especially like the first one.
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