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Old March 22nd, 2005, 08:50 AM   #15
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St. Patrick's Day Crafts

Sorry all this is late, yet its sort of hectic here. LOL Which I am sure ya'll would understand. So here are the crafts for St.Patrick's Day plus I'll post the Recipes in the Kitchen.

Beaded Leprechaun Hat

You need:
--24 Green Pony Beads
--4 Black Pony Beads
--2 Silver Pony Beads
--4 Feet Satin Cord
--1 Lanyard Hook

Basic Instructions:
Fold your ribbon in half to find the center. Use a half hitch (see detail below) to secure it to lanyard hook.
First row is five green beads
Second row is five green beads
Third row is six green beads
Fourth row is two black two silver two black
Fifth row is eight green beads tye off on the edges.

Leprechaun
Pony Bead Pattern
You need:
--26 Green Pony Beads
--4 Ivory Pony Beads
--7 White Pony Beads
--6 Black Pony Beads
--2 Silver Pony Beads
--4 Feet Satin Cord
--1 Lanyard Hook

Basic Instructions:
Fold your ribbon in half to find the center. Use a half hitch (see detail below) to secure it to lanyard hook.
First row is three green
Second row is one black one silver one black
Third row is five green
Fourth row is one white two Ivory One white
Fifth row is three white
Sixth row is one green two white one green
Adding the arms is two green one Ivory laced back into Row seven make sure to do both arms
Seventh row is three green
Eighth row is one black one silver one black
Ninth row is three green from this you will add the legs
Adding legs--Once you have added the three green go to center green bead
on opposing side to add the leg three green one black
Bringing up the lanyard up and tying off on the outer edges of the three green in row nine.

Shamrock Corsage
Ages 6 & up.

You will need:
2 Pipe Cleaners
Green Wallpaper Sample (Fabric Scraps, Construction Paper or Felt will work also.)
Silk Flower with Leaves
1 Bead
Jewelry Craft Pin
Low Temp Glue Gun

Instructions:

Cut two chenille stems in half. Bend 3 of the 4 stem pieces into heart shapes leaving 1 inch for the shamrock stem.
4th stem piece is not needed. Carefully place a bead of glue all around the heart shape. Do not put any glue on the stem part. Press it onto wallpaper sample. Let dry. Trim paper close to chenille Hearts.

Twist the 3 hearts together at stems. Shape into a shamrock.
Take apart a silk flower. Glue petals and leaves to shamrock.
Add a bead to flower center. Glue on craft pin.

Lucky Stones
You will need:

Stones
Glitter
Tacky Glue
Gemstones
Instructions:

Wash and dry your stones.
Coat with tacky glue. Sprinkle with
glitter and glue on rhinestones.
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