Friday, March 29, 2013

Warm Fuzzy Monsters

Glue Gun
Hands and Feet Template

Cardboard Square - 4 1/2 inch
Chenille Stem
Craft Foam
Glue (Aleene's Fast Grab Tacky Glue)
Masking Tape
Styrofoam Ball - 2 1/2 inch
Wiggle Eyes - 25 mm

Wrap the yarn around the cardboard square at least 100 times.
Thinner yarns may require more than 100 wraps.

Cut a six inch piece of yarn.

Slide the cut piece of yarn under the wrapped yarn between the yarn and cardboard.

Tie the the yarn tightly.

Cut the untied side off of the cardboard square.

Straighten the yarn blob.

Flatten one side of a Styrofoam ball by pressing it on a hard surface.

Cover the Styrofoam ball with tacky glue and press the yarn into place.

Print the hands and feet template using this Link on card stock.

Cut out the template.

Tape the templates onto the craft foam.

Trace around the template pieces.
Trace two hands.

Cut out hands and feet from the craft foam.

Cover the bottom of the Styrofoam ball with tacky glue and press the ball onto the feet.

Cut the chenille stem into 2 four inch pieces.

Glue the chenille stem pieces to the foam hands with the glue gun.

Stick the chenille stem into the Styrofoam ball for arms.

Glue the wiggle eyes in place with glue gun.

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