Fun Foam Pins

from week ending 10/31/99

Design and Instructions by Diana Trupiano 1999

Supplies:

For Spider:

2 - 3mm round wiggle eyes

1 - 1" black pompom

1 - 1/2" black pompom

1 black pipe cleaner

Scrap of white Fun Foam about 2" square

Silver paint pen

1" pin back

Hot glue and glue sticks or Aleene's Thick Designer Tacky Glue

Instructions:

  1. Transfer web pattern onto fun foam square with silver paint pen.

  2. Cut away areas marked with an "X".

  3. Color around edge of piece with silver paint pen.

  4. Glue pompoms together to form spider's body.

  5. Glue 3mm round wiggle eyes to smaller pompom for eyes.

  6. From pipe cleaner, cut four pieces 2 1/4" long.

  7. Bend two of the pipe cleaner pieces to resemble the top of a hexagon. Place the two straight pieces on your work surface.

  8. Add, at each side, the bent pieces. Press them together.

  9. Place a bead of glue on the pieces and press pompom body onto glue.

  10. Glue Spider to web.

  11. Glue pin back to top center back of fun foam.

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Supplies:

For Ghost:

Scrap of white Fun Foam, about 3" square

Black permanent marker

Silver paint pen

1" Pin back

2 - 7mm round wiggle eyes

Hot glue and glue sticks or Aleene's Thick Designer Tacky Glue

Instructions:

  1. Transfer pattern to fun foam with silver paint pen.

  2. Cut out so outline shows.

  3. Color around edge of piece with silver paint pen.

  4. Glue wiggle eyes in place.

  5. Add mouth detail with black pen

  6. Glue pin back to top center back of fun foam.

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Supplies:

For Owl:

2 - 10mm round wiggle eyes

Scrap of fun foam (any color) about 2" x 3".

Gold paint pen

1" pin back

Hot glue and glue sticks or Aleene's Thick Designer Tacky Glue

Instructions:

  1. Transfer pattern to fun foam with gold paint pen.

  2. Cut out so outline shows.

  3. Color around edge of piece with gold paint pen.

  4. Glue wiggle eyes in place.

  5. Add wing, eye and misc. detail with gold paint pen.

  6. Glue pin back to top center back of fun foam.

Patterns: As always, to print patterns in correct size, you must have your display set to the Windows95 default setting of 96 ppi (pixels per inch). This sheet, when printed correctly, measures 8 1/2" x 11".

 

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