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« on: July 27, 2014 12:46:33 PM »

I saw these little shooting stars on Pinterest and so stitched up a dozen for an abandoned art project. See http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=434378.0#axzz38hMpN3Tv.

They are simply felt stars with a top layer of fabric stars, a bit of ribbon and rice stuffing. They fly with their tails out behind them when tossed into the air...or at your partner. Lots of fun. I'm making more for my grandson, probably with a tic tac toe game or such to add to them.



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« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2014 01:28:58 PM »

These look like a great way to use up scraps. They looks so good!
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« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2014 02:23:27 PM »

I LOVE those! I am going to make some for my niece and for the little girls at my Rainbow guides unit!
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« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2014 03:50:28 PM »

They would make great party favors too! Now I need to work up a game to go with it. Maybe a travel around the universe racking up points done on a small quilt or throw? My grandson would love this.

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« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2014 04:37:47 PM »

These are so fun and great abandoned art creations.  Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: July 27, 2014 07:59:01 PM »

Great idea and so pretty with all the different fabrics.
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« Reply #6 on: July 28, 2014 01:10:36 AM »

I LOVE THIS IDEA! I think I will make some for my grandson & neighbours kiddos. I'm thinking of hanging our hula hoops from the washing line for them the throw through  Grin
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« Reply #7 on: July 28, 2014 05:10:55 AM »

I like the hula hoop game idea.

And a friend suggested these would make great magic wands as well. Crafting is so fun.
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« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2014 01:29:13 AM »

These are such a fantastic idea, I love them! They look so great as well as being fun to play with.
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« Reply #9 on: August 13, 2014 10:02:16 AM »

I bet they look great in action with those ribbons flowing out behind them like tails! Cute!
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