Third Place Winner of the 2009 Crafty Half-blood Prince Contest

Supplies
1 2.5-inch (6.35 cm) Styrofoam ball
2 15-mm Google eyes
1 1-inch (2.54 cm) Pipe cleaner
1 Small bottle of styrofoam glue
1 3-foot Feather boa
1 Small metal clip/pin with a flat edge
Scissors

Instructions

Attach the clip/pin, with glue, to the bottom of the styrofoam ball. Allow to dry completely.

Cut the feather boa in half so it is easier to work with.

Put a bead of glue around half of the styrofoam ball.

Wrap half of the feather boa around the styrofoam ball, sticking it to the glue.

Hold/press down on boa for 1 minute.

Let sit for 15 minutes, or until you feel that it is secure enough to wrap the second half.

Put a bead of glue around the other half of the styrofoam ball.

Figure 1

Wrap half of the feather boa around the styrofoam ball, sticking it to the glue.

Figure 2

Hold/press down on boa for 1 minute.

Let sit for 15 minutes, or until you feel that it is secure.

Figure 3

Glue on google eyes, pom pom nose and pipe cleaner mouth.

Let dry completely. Allowing to dry overnight is best.

Name your new puff and enjoy!

Final Product

Pygmy Puffs

Credit
© Katie Leeker's tutorial was taken with permission.





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