I tried a couple of different versions, single versus double. I happened to like the double popsicle the best.
Here’s what you’ll need to make your very own popsicle clips…
- popsicle sticks (cut in half)
- embroidery floss
- paper, pencil, scissors
- hot glue gun
- hair clips
Ok, to start you’ll want to decide how big you want to make your popsicle. I made mine about 1 1/4 inches wide by 1 5/8 inches tall. Draw out your popsicle shape onto your paper to make a little template. Use that template to cut out two matching pieces from your felt.
Place the tow identical pieces together and grab your threaded needle. I started mine by sliding my needle in between the two layers, so that my knot wouldn’t show on either side of the felt. Begin sewing up the side.
Once you’ve sewn a few stitches and the felt stays together, you can insert your first popsicle stick. This will be a guide so that you know how much space you have to stitch. Also, you can run a line of hot glue along the back side of the stick as you place it in between the felt, for a little extra stability. You’d hate for your popsicle to lose it’s stick, right?
Can you imagine all the possibilities for felt food shaped hair accessories??? I wonder what other people at the grocery store would think if I had a headband with a coffee cup and a doughnut in my hair?