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Spooky Bat Barrette on 31 Days of Halloween

Candace 31 Days Bat Barrette

Bat Barrette Hero Spooky Bat Barrette on 31 Days of Halloween

Okay, it’s not so spooky but it is sparkly!  And it’s super easy to make, too!  This was inspired by Tiffany Windsor’s Felted Floral Headband from last week’s show.  Grab some felt and craft foam and get to makin’!

Materials:

Aleene’s Fabric Fusion Peel and Stick Sheets
Aleene’s Super Gel Glue
Felt
Black craft foam
Inka Gold orange metallic cream
Scissors
Barrette base

Bat Template

Bat Barrette 1 300x255 Spooky Bat Barrette on 31 Days of Halloween Cut 4 different size circles of felt the largest of which will need to be 1/2′ wider than the barrette base.Cut from the outer edge of each circle to toward the center ending 1/2″ from the center

Cut points or rounded ends on each petal.

Bat Barrette 2 300x214 Spooky Bat Barrette on 31 Days of Halloween Cut a strip of felt 3/4″ x 2″Cut a craft foam bat using my print out.
Bat Barrette 3 300x183 Spooky Bat Barrette on 31 Days of Halloween Using your finger, brush a very small amount of metallic paste to the tips of the flowers.Cut strips of the Fabric Fusion sheets to fit in the center of each flower circle, on the back of the bat, on the barrette base and felt strip.

Stick all the layers together and stick the flower to the barrette base.

Bat Barrette 4 300x205 Spooky Bat Barrette on 31 Days of Halloween Put the felt strip through the underside of the barrette and stick to the bottom of the flower.
Bat Barrette 5 300x238 Spooky Bat Barrette on 31 Days of Halloween Add jewel eyes to the bat and you’re ready to wear it!

Bat Large Spooky Bat Barrette on 31 Days of Halloween