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DIY Fashionista Brooches

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  • How to make a pair of sweater clips. Fashionista Brooches - Step 1
    Step 1

    Get your fave fashion magazine and decide what cropped image you want as your brooch. Trace out the shape using the wooden piece as your template. Do this with two images of your choice.

  • How to make a pair of sweater clips. Fashionista Brooches - Step 2
    Step 2

    Carefully cut out the images with a craft knife. I made my circles a bit smaller than the wooden piece so a little bit of the color on the brooch bordered the image.

  • How to make a pair of sweater clips. Fashionista Brooches - Step 3
    Step 3

    Set the images aside for now and paint your wooden brooch whatever color strikes your fancy. Be sure to cover the whole thing, front, back, and edges.

  • How to make a pair of sweater clips. Fashionista Brooches - Step 4
    Step 4

    Time to break out the mod podge!

  • How to make a pair of sweater clips. Fashionista Brooches - Step 5
    Step 5

    Add a very thin coat to one side of the brooch.

  • How to make a pair of sweater clips. Fashionista Brooches - Step 6
    Step 6

    Before the thin coat of mod podge dries, stick your image on top and then add another thin coat on top of the image to seal it in.

  • How to make a pair of sweater clips. Fashionista Brooches - Step 7
    Step 7

    Use some strong glue to attach the pins.

  • How to make a pair of sweater clips. Fashionista Brooches - Step 8
    Step 8

    You can optionally attach a chain to the pin backs like I did to add some flair!

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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1428 projects
I love these!
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