A warm bath is not what little snowbabies beed – only ice water on tap today. Fuzzy fleece hats and sparkling snowflakes add fun color to wintry days.
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STYROFOAM Brand Foam
- Balls: three 2"; six 1"
- Eggs, 2-1/2", three
- Mini metal washtub
- Fleece fabric scraps: orange/red; purple/pink; green/yellow
- Pom poms: one 1/2" orange; two 1/2" green; assorted 5mm, small bag
- Assorted half-round beads, 5mm, one small bag
- Assorted snowflake sequins
- Powder blush
- 1. Glue 2" ball of STYROFOAM™(TM) brand foam to tip of foam eggto create each snowbaby. Set aside.
- 2. Cut 5" x 5-1/2" piece from purple/pink fleece; refer toDiagram 1 to cut fabric for hat. Fold hat in half, right sidestogether; glue seam and let dry. Turn right side out. Fold up1/2" along bottom edge of hat. Cut and glue several shortfleece strips to tip of hat.
- 3. Cut 3" x 5-1/2" piece from orange/red fleece for hat. Foldhat in half, right sides together, to measure 2-3/4" x 3";glue seams at side and top of hat and let dry. Turn right sideout. Fold up 1/2" along bottom edge of hat; glue orange pom pom to tip.
- 4. Cut 5" x 5-1/2" piece from green/yellow fleece; refer toDiagram 2 to cut fabric for jester-style hat. With right sidestogether, fold edges of hat to slightly overlap at center;each triangular point should be folded in half, as well. Glueseams, except along bottom edge, and let dry; turn hat rightside out. Fold up 1/2" along bottom edge of hat; glue greenpom poms to tips.
- 5. Glue hats to snowbabies' heads. Cut 1" x 6" strips fromfleece to create matching scarves; glue and tie scarves around necks.
- 6. Cut 5" circle from fleece of choice; cut an "x" throughcenter of circle. Place fleece into top of washtub and insertsnowbabies through slit. Remove snowbabies, apply glue tobottom of each body, and then reinsert into washtub throughfleece; hold babies in place until glue dries. Trim excessfleece, leaving 1/2" extending above edge of washtub.
- 7. Refer to photo to glue half-bead eyes and noses in place.Use finger to blush cheeks. Glue tiny pom poms to snowflakesequins; glue sequins to hats and washtub.If you enjoyed this project, look here for more inspiring ideas:Glove CarolersSparkling Snowman Topiary
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