Cute Holiday Characters

Supplies
1 qty. 1 1/4” Wooden Ball Knob #77615492 – one per character
White Acrylic Paint #77624882
Black Acrylic Paint #77624890
Bright Red Acrylic Paint #77624866
Pen/Pencil for tracing
Sharp Scissors
Low Temp Glue Gun & Glue Sticks
1” Foam Brush #10109
Fine Tip paintbrush

Elf –
6” x 1 1/2” Red Felt #77676619 for hat
1/4” x 5” White Felt #77676635 for hat trim
2” x 2” Pirate Green Felt #77677005 for collar
Scribbles Fabric Paint – Gold glitter #77528323
Lisa Pink Acrylic Paint #77626507
White Crochet thread #77525303
3” Doll Needle #77334540

 Snowman –
1 qty. 7mm Eye Screw #30131481
1/2” x 6” Red Felt #77676619 for scarf
Pumpkin Orange Acrylic Paint #77627828
Tahiti Blue Acrylic Paint #30084951
Sparkle Glaze #77855908

 Gingerbread-
1 qty. 7mm Eye Screw #30131481
Toffee Brown Acrylic Paint #77626036
4” of ribbon for the bow
Scribbles Fabric Paint – Shiny White #77527861

 

      

 

Directions
 

Elf -

Trace and cut out pieces from felt according to the patterns. Take the red felt and glue the shorter edges together to form a tube. Thread the doll needle with 15” of crochet thread and sew a running stitch along red felt piece about 1/4” from one edge. Pull the thread together to gather and knot tightly. Snip the 1/4” apart to make a pom pom. Glue the white felt strip along the bottom edge to complete the hat. Sew a piece of crochet thread through the inside of the hat and back down leaving a loop for a hanger. Knot ends inside the hat.

Use the end of the brush handle to paint dip dots of white paint for the eyes on the wood ball knob, let dry. When dry, dip dot black on the white to complete the eyes, let dry. Paint tiny circles of pink below the eyes for the cheeks, let dry. Glue hat onto the head. Glue the head onto the green felt collar. Use the gold glitter Scribbles paint and dot the tips of the collar. Let dry.

 

Snowman - 

Take the tiny eye screw and screw into the top of the ball knob for the hanger. Paint the wood ball knob with the white acrylic paint, let dry. Use the end of the fine tip paintbrush and dip dot paint two dots of black acrylic paint for the eyes, let dry. Next dip dot white acrylic paint on the top of the black, let dry. Lastly, dip dot a small dot of blue paint, let dry.
Dip dot five dots with the black acrylic paint for the smile, let dry. use the red acrylic paint and paint a small hear on either side for the cheeks, let dry.
When all the paint is dry, brush on a coat of Sparkle Glaze, let dry,
Tie the red felt strip into a loose knot and glue to the bottom of the knob for the scarf. Snip the ends to create a fringe.

 

Gingerbread-

Take the tiny eye screw and screw into the top of the ball knob for the hanger. paint the ball know with the brown paint, let dry.
se the end of the fine tip paintbrush and dip dot paint two dots for the eyes with the white acrylic paint, let dry. Dip dot paint black acrylic paint on top of the white, let dry.
Paint a squiggly smile with the white acrylic paint, let dry. Paint a tiny heart with the red acrylic paint on each side for the cheeks, let dry.
Use the shiny White Scribbles fabric paint and draw a squiggly line around the top of the head for “icing”. Tie the ribbon into a bow and glue to the bottom of the head.

 

 

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