Nicole™ Crafts Halloween Witch Clothespin

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by Eileen Farley, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Halloween Witch Clothespin

Use whatever felt sheet, paint and stickers you want to make this witch look scarier or friendlier - it's up to you. Stick the finished project along with the Black Cat, 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:2-1/2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Paint clothespin Yellow Green. Let dry. Paint stripes of Lavender and Cadmium Orange on bottom of clothespin according to photo. Let dry.
  • 2
    Outline stripes with black marker. When dry, cover with Mod Podge. Let dry.
  • 3
    Using templates and diagram, cut pieces from felt. Glue sleeves together on dress. Glue to front of clothespin. Glue down collar.
  • 4
    Glue down tops of shoes and glue to clothespin. Glue hat piece to felt hat and glue into a point.
  • 5
    Cut a 5 inch x 1 ½ inch piece of black felt. Glue to dress. Cut a 12 inch x 1 ¼ inch piece of orange felt. Glue around hat.
  • 6
    Cut five 3 inch pieces of 6mm green chenille stems. Hold together and twist bottom 1 inch. Cut one 8 inch piece of 12mm green chenille stem. Wrap one end three times around twisted part of 6mm stems.
  • 7
    Slide chenille stem through sleeve and glue other end to back of clothespin. Trim fingers. Repeat for other arm and hand.
  • 8
    Cut two bumps from green bumpy chenille stem. Glue together. Curve slightly and glue to face for nose.
  • 9
    Glue on eyes and draw mouth with black marker. Draw tooth with white paint marker.
  • 10
    Cut sixteen 10 inch pieces of orange curling ribbon. Curl with scissors and glue one end to side of head, eight on each side.
  • 11
    Glue one end of 6 inch piece of stretch cording into point of hat. Attach a spider or other decorative Halloween sticker sticker to the other end.
  • 12
    Embellish with glitter glue as shown or as desired.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2-1/2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Clothespin 15 inch 104147192
  • New Image Group Felt Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Purple 104276447
  • New Image Group Felt Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Tangerine 104276463
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stem 3mm x 12 inch Multi Color 12 pcs. 104277460
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 6mm Neon 25 pcs. 104277486
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 12 mm 12 pc. Multi-Color 104277497
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Eyes 20 mm 104233382
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Glue 4 oz. Red 104277422
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Glue 4 oz. Iridescent 104277431
  • Plaid® Mod Podge® 8 oz. Matte Finish 104107932
  • Sharpie® Ultra Fine Point Permanent Marker Black 104128548
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Yellow Green 104385003
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Cadmium Orange 104106601
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lavender 104106662
  • 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
  • Sharpie® Paint Marker Bold White 104545866
  • Nicole™ Crafts Stretch Magic Cord 1 mm x 5 mm Clear 104244243
  • Morex Curling Ribbon 500 yard Orange 104101434
  • New Image Group Felt Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Black 104276464 (2)
  • Panacea™ Heavy Duty 8 inch Wire Cutters 104455865
  • Halloween Stickers
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