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ITH Bobby Pin Feltie Embroidery Tutorial

 

Introduction

Ever wonder what else you can do with all of the feltie embroidery designs that you have collected over time?  Maybe you want to save some money and not buy anymore designs. We started a series of ITH embroidery tutorials just for that!  If you’ve missed our first post check it out here.

In this tutorial we’ll show you step-by-step on how to take one of our own feltie designs and attach it to a bobby pin.  It’s very easy and takes no time at all!

So lets gather our supplies…

 

Tools Needed To Create Bobby Pin

 

 

There are some very basic tools and items that you’ll need in order to create your bobby pin so lets go over the list:

 

So lets get started…

 

Preparing The Stitched Out Feltie Embroidery Design

 

Use Cutting Pen to Make SlitUse Sharp Scissors to Make Slit

 

After you have stitched out a feltie design that you would want to turn into a bobby pin feltie make a small slit on the back of it.  Use either sharp scissors or cutting pen to do this.  Be sure to only make the slit on the backing otherwise you’ll end up cutting through to the front of the feltie.

 

Tiny Cut Enough For Bobby Pin

 

 

Make a slit close to the size shown in the picture to the left.

 

 

 

 

Second Cut and Slide Bobby Pin

 

 

Make a second cut on the opposite side of the feltie and insert the bobby pin’s rigid side through and out of it.

 

 

 

Does Yours Look Like This?

 

Finished ITH Bobby Pin Feltie

 

 

 

This is how your feltie should look like in the end!

 

 

 

 

Your bobby pin feltie is complete!

It’s all done!  That wasn’t too difficult was it?  There are so many other things you can do with felties and we plan on continuing with our ITH embroidery tutorials.

 

Stay tuned…

 

 

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