Craft ideas. An exclusive needle case - CACTUS

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Get your kids involved in helping you make this exclusive needle case «Cactus». We hope this kids craft idea will attract your attention and on making a funny needle case, it'll become both a cute decor and a useful thing in your home.

Prepare one big and some small foam plastic eggs, napkins with drawings, thin green felt or any other similar fabric, glue and colored fluted paper.
1. With a marker divide a big egg into 6 equal parts, which we cut 0,5 cm in depth with a sharp knife.
Craft ideas. An exclusive needle case - CACTUS
2. On a piece of green felt or other similar fabric draw the segments equal to the ones on the big egg and add about 1 cm on the edges. Cut out.
Craft ideas. An exclusive needle case - CACTUS
3. Apply the cut out felt parts onto the egg; with a knife push through the segment edges into the slits. If the edges run out of the slits, cut them slightly off and again press them carefully into the slits.
Craft ideas. An exclusive needle case - CACTUS

4. Do the same on one or three small eggs. Out of them gather a little cactus in such a way: the small eggs are pinned on a double-sided toothpick from one side, and from the other side fasten to the big egg.

Craft ideas. An exclusive needle case - CACTUS
5. The ready cactus can be decorated with flowers. Out of colored paper cut rectangles, from which make petals. Twist and bend each petal in the middle — so, from one petal you'll have two. Pin 2 — 4 petals together.
Craft ideas. An exclusive needle case - CACTUS
6. Plant the cactus in the flowerpot and color it with light acrylic paint. After the paint has dried, glue over the upper part of the pot with colored paper.
Craft ideas. An exclusive needle case - CACTUS
7. The flowerpot may be decorated with napkins in decoupage technique. Cut the drawing out of the napkin and separate the last layer. Smear the pot with the glue for decoupage and press the drawing with a soft brush. On drying, cover the flowerpot with transparent acrylic lacquer.
Craft ideas. An exclusive needle case - CACTUS
8. Place your cactus in the prepared flowerpot. Put some foam polystyrene on the pot bottom or you can use a big polystyrene egg cut in halves. For cactus fastening, put 3-4 double-sided toothpicks into its lower end and place the cactus into the pot. Disguise the foam polystyrene with pebbles and seashells.
Craft ideas. An exclusive needle case - CACTUS
.9. Decorate the cactus with flowers and make the «thorns» out of pins. This nice needle case will serve us as a safe needle keeping place.
Craft ideas. An exclusive needle case - CACTUS
Craft ideas. An exclusive needle case - CACTUS
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Comments (2)

Lovely! These needle cases are also nice:

Handmade needle cases

Handmade needle cases

Handmade needle cases
Right you are, the needle cases are original and can be good as a handmade gift.
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