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2008
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MONDAY DIY! Yarn Beads

This week at Make Messes, we bring you a fun DIY Yarn bead project, make some lovely beads out of some very humble materials! What the finished project will look like:

Here's What You'll Need:
Drinking Straws:

A wooden dowel or skewer - skinny enough that the drinking straw can fit over it.

Yarn! We're partial to the small balls of cotton yarn around here, but you can really use any kind you like.

Scissors! I use my fabric scissors for cutting the yarn and my paper pair for cutting the straws

Glue Applicators (I use the eyeshadow applicators you can get in a pack of twenty or so)


Crafts

Instructions

  1. How to make a beads. Yarn Beads - Step 1 1

    Here's What You Do:
    Cut the drinking straws into short lengths. (Mine were all around 1 -1 1/4 inch)

  2. How to make a beads. Yarn Beads - Step 2 2

    Slide a cut piece of straw onto the dowel or wooden skewer:

  3. How to make a beads. Yarn Beads - Step 3 3

    Coat the piece of straw with glue:

  4. How to make a beads. Yarn Beads - Step 4 4

    Cut a piece of yarn and wrap it around the straw:

  5. How to make a beads. Yarn Beads - Step 5 5

    Let the glue dry:




  6. How to make a beads. Yarn Beads - Step 6 6

    Trim the ends:

  7. How to make a beads. Yarn Beads - Step 7 7

    A handful of colorful beads!

  8. How to make a beads. Yarn Beads - Step 8 8

    String them on a piece of yarn and tie in back with a simple bow for a fun and casual necklace!

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