This is a really sweet tutorial from Sara over at Craft Snob and I might try it out as I got my hands on a few bargains at ASDA recently. They were selling off old stock for less than 50p and I managed to get some of these bendy hairclips – I don’t know the proper name for them. I’ve never used them to make accessories with so this might get me started.
You will need:
Hot Glue Gun or Super Glue
To start off you need to cut a piece of thread – best to make it long – so about 3 feet long should do the trick. Start at the top end of one side of the clip and start wrapping the thread around and down one side. Then work up the other way up the other side.
Once you’re back up at the top, tie the loose ends together with a tight knot and then cut of any excess thread. I normally seal the stitching on my button hair clips with super glue, so I would dab a little glue on the knot at this stage, but it’s entirely up to you. In this tutorial they embellish the clip with a little rosette made by twisting a bunch of embroidery thread and gluing it in place, but you could also decorate it by sewing on a button or gluing one in place.