* covered barrettes

Posted on August 31st, 2008 by maitreya. Filed under Sewing/Fabric Crafts.

I made some covered hair clips for Becket’s daughter for her birthday. Some are felt, some are ultrasuede, some are denim, and some are fabric. For the plain fabric ones I used some iron-on backing to make them sturdier and to keep them from fraying. Worked like a charm. I really like how the ultrasuede ones turned out in particular. They look more put-together as opposed to some of the others which look more “home made” than I’d prefer. The button on the tiny red one is from The Great Philadelphia Button Score, so Becket should recognize it. :) The cards they’re clipped to are letterpressed stationery from Egg Press.


For instructions, Angry Chicken has a nice tutorial, or you can just buy some cute ones from the legions of Etsy stores that sell them. I like the ones at Little Something too.

5 Responses to “covered barrettes”

  1. andrea Says:

    you’re kidding me! those are so cute! :]

  2. dorie Says:

    I love the fruit and veggie ones!

  3. geek+nerd Says:

    The carrot and the strawberry are slaying me with their cuteness! These are too adorable.

  4. Grace Says:

    Those are perfect! I love the beads on the strawberry.


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