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(Target Hack) Fabric Covered Clock
I found these clocks near the dollar bins at Target for $2.50, and I knew that I could make something great out of them. I have been wanting to craft some more clocks but with clock kits alone being $7.00 it wasn't in my budget.

Posted by Jaime is Crafty from Tustin, California, United States • Published See Jaime is Crafty's 11 projects »
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  • How to make a clock. Fabric Covered Clock - Step 1
    Step 1

    Disassemble the clock and remove any items the are attached to it.

  • How to make a clock. Fabric Covered Clock - Step 2
    Step 2

    I chiseled of the foot balls with a Philips screw and a hammer.

  • How to make a clock. Fabric Covered Clock - Step 3
    Step 3

    To take the clock kit out, pop of the hands (gently) and unscrew the middle of the kit.

  • How to make a clock. Fabric Covered Clock - Step 4
    Step 4

    Store parts in a baggie as they tend to get lost.

  • How to make a clock. Fabric Covered Clock - Step 5
    Step 5

    cut a piece of fabric that is big enough to cover the clock.

  • How to make a clock. Fabric Covered Clock - Step 6
    Step 6

    sew around the edge of the fabric on a loose stitch.

  • How to make a clock. Fabric Covered Clock - Step 7
    Step 7

    gather the fabric by pulling the threads, you will end up making a large Yo-Yo.

  • How to make a clock. Fabric Covered Clock - Step 8
    Step 8

    Insert the clock with the opening in the back and tightening the threads and knot them.

  • How to make a clock. Fabric Covered Clock - Step 9
    Step 9

    cut a hole out of the fabric using a utility or craft knife. I poke from the back to the front to ensure that I was putting the hole in the right spot.

  • How to make a clock. Fabric Covered Clock - Step 10
    Step 10

    Gather you embellishments.

  • How to make a clock. Fabric Covered Clock - Step 11
    Step 11

    I used buttons for the numbers and I had a circle scrap booking embellishment that I cut a hole out of for the middle of the clock.

  • How to make a clock. Fabric Covered Clock - Step 12
    Step 12

    Glue the embellishments to the face.

  • How to make a clock. Fabric Covered Clock - Step 13
    Step 13

    Insert the clock kit, tighten the bolt, attach the hands, find a battery, hang on the wall.

    TADA!!

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Cupcake girl
Cupcake girl · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 28 projects
I love this idea! And you made it so easy to understand! Thank you thank you thank you so much for posting this! This is now my fav!Happy
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kermit
kermit · Maastricht, Limburg, NL · 8 projects
Yeah!! Ikea fabric Happy isn't it? I'm planning on making a bag out of it!
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Kat Benninger
Kat Benninger · Buffalo, New York, US · 8 projects
What a great idea! I've always wanted to do a clock, but can never find the clock parts. I'm keeping an eye out for cheap clocks!!
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Roma
Roma · 19 projects
Ooh what a good idea! Thankyou!
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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1398 projects
Wow, that looks fantastic, great job at explaining it too!
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