We would like to present you another great idea from thehandmadehome.net blog - mobility in the nursery. Do yourself mobility with flowers made of felt and colorful pom-poms from yarn.
You will need
- Any dense fabric (you can use the felt)
- Scissors and a penknife
- Ring (the basis for mobi)
Step 1 - Making flowers
With pieces of cardboard, cut flowersrazlychnyh shapes and sizes so that the composition can be folded out in a 3-4 flowers. Also, you can cut circles, squares, diamonds, and other figures. If you have older kids, cutting templates and selection of songs can be a very exciting experience for all. Once assembled composition, must be added to the center of the button and sew a few stitches all the layers.
Stage 2 - Making pom-poms
of thread pompons made very simple. Cut two identical circle of cardboard, make each hole in the center (1cm in diameter) and a cut on one side (as shown in the figure, to obtain a preform in the shape of the letter C). Fold the two circles together and wrap the thread around the ring, passing through each coil of the cut. When the thread is wound in several layers of relatively dense, penknife notch edge of the contour (knife edge will be held between the two cardboard circles, so that the opportunity to be cut a minimum). Now you need to associate a pompom in the center and a little fluff it. Pompon is ready! The more you make coils around the cardboard circles, the more luxuriant will pompom.
Step 3 - Putting mobility
Spread pompoms and flowers for Mobile isthe order in which they will hang garlands on mobile, alternating flowers and pompoms. Also, you can add beads or a few small soft toys. With the help of a loop and knot associate pompoms and flowers to each other at a distance. After that we are suspending "clusters" to the ring.
That's all! This wonderful and interesting mobility is ready, it remains only to suspend it over the crib and watch the reaction of the baby.
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