Monday, March 12, 2012

St. Patrick's Day Pins

I decided to make St. Patrick's Day pins for my kids to wear. My sister made some for her kids a few years ago and I thought it was a great idea. Unlike a t-shirt, they will be able to wear them year after year.  Here's how mine turned out.


Here's the supplies I started with:

Felt
Beads
Needle and Thread
Pins
Shamrock Pattern

I started by cutting out some Shamrocks on my Silhouette. 

Then I traced them onto the felt and cut them out.


Then I sewed them together using a back-stitch and adding beads for embellishment.



Then I added the pin to the back. 


I decided that my son probably wouldn't want beads on his so I just stitched it.  I almost like it better.



What do you do for St. Patrick's Day? Do you make your kids a special something to wear? 


Linking up to these parties.


This project has been featured!!!!
Check it out over at Made in a Day

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8 comments :

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  2. Rachel,
    I really like these pins and plan to make 2 for my grandkids tomorrow. Thanks for the idea.

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  3. Beautiful clover ... Bravo. Greetings from Czech Republic and me.

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  4. Looks like you guys are all ready for St. Patty's Day. Thanks for sharing at our party this week.

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  5. Hi, Stopping by to let you know I featured these for St. Patrick’s Day! Thanks for linking up!
    Kim@madeinaday
    http://madeinaday.com

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  6. I love the fact that it is something that can be worn year after year. Thanks so much for sharing at Whimsy Wednesdays at The NY Melrose Family.

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  7. So adorable! This would be perfect to send the kids to school with so they don't get pinched ;) Thanks so much for sharing at Mom On Timeout!

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  8. Rachel,
    Ended up making a Shamrock Pin for myself...and thoroughly enjoyed wearing it. Thanks so much for the idea. If you want to take a peek.....
    http://jerryandkay.blogspot.com/2012/03/cute-shamrock-pin.html

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