Nicole™ Crafts Black Cat Clothespin

Back to category
by Eileen Farley, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Black Cat Clothespin

Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms, foam and other supplies are used to make one of the most popular animals surrounding Halloween. Stick the finished project along with the Witch, Halloween Tree and Halloween Mummy Clothespins into Styrofoam covered with Reindeer or Spanish Moss, or perhaps a Light Brown paint, to create a frightfully awesome Halloween centerpiece!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Paint wood clothespin Ebony Black. When dry, cover with Mod Podge.
  • 2
    Following side view diagram, glue pompoms to side of clothespin.
  • 3
    Following front view diagram, glue pompoms to front of cat. Glue eyes to face before gluing on face pompoms.
  • 4
    Glue purple pompom to face for nose.
  • 5
    Cut six 3 inch pieces of purple wire. Glue three into each large pompom on face for whiskers. Bend wire at different spots so they look crooked.
  • 6
    Cut six 1 inch pieces of 3mm white chenille stem. Bend slightly and glue into small pompoms on back feet for claws. Repeat for front claws, making the pieces 3/8 inch long.
  • 7
    Cut two small fangs from white foam. Glue to face as shown.
  • 8
    Wrap two 12mm black chenille stems together. Glue one end to back of clothespin for tail. Curl tail to side.
  • 9
    Tie orange ribbon around neck and tie a bow.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Clothespin 9 inch 104147178
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic Foam Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch White 104258585
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 1 inch Black 45 pc. 104276853
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 1-½ inch Black 18 pc. 104276849
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 1/2 inch Black 100 pc. 104276834
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 1/4 inch Black 100 pcs. 104276842
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 2 inch Black 100 pcs. 104276857
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 1/2 inch Multi-Color 100 pcs. 104276836 
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 3mm White 30 pcs. 104277462
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 12mm Multi 104277497
  • Plaid® Mod Podge® 8 oz. Matte Finish 104107932
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lamp (Ebony) Black 104106681
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader 12 104118907
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pcs. 104737928
  • iLOVEtoCREATE Aleene's® Original Tacky Glue® 104148018
  • Nicole™ Crafts Animal Eye 12 mm Brown 104233354
  • Offray® Spool O' Ribbon Orange 100392107
  • Nicole™ Crafts Copper Wire 12 pc. Assorted Colors 26 gauge 60 yard 104243912
  • Panacea™ Heavy Duty 8 inch Wire Cutters
Download Project Template