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Santa Claus

Materials Tools
Plastic film canister
1 5/8" x 4" pink felt
1 1/2" x 1 5/8" red felt
3/8" x 1 5/8" white felt
2 8mm Wobble eyes
1/4" bell
Cotton ball
1/4" red pompom
PVC ring
Sand paper
E-6000™ Glue
Hot Glue

See the Film Canister Chapter for more instructions, hints, tips, and ideas.

  1. Cut the bottom from a film canister with a sharp knife. This can be done ahead of time to reduce the risk of someone getting cut.
  2. Sand the inside of the film canister and the outside of the PVC ring. Using E-6000™ glue the PVC ring inside the film canister. This can be done ahead of time to reduce the time required for the glue to dry.
  3. Cut out the felt as shown below.
  4. Santa Patterns

  5. Sand the outside of the film canister.
  6. Hot glue the pink felt to the film canister by gluing one end, wrapping the felt around the film canister, and gluing the other end.
  7. Hot glue the bell to the red felt hat.
  8. Hot glue the red felt hat to the pink felt.
  9. Hot glue the white felt to the red felt hat.
  10. Hot glue the wobble eyes below the hat.
  11. Hot glue the pompom ball for the nose.
  12. Hot glue the cotton beard below the nose.
Inside view of Santa
Inside view of Santa

You might also be interested in this Santa Cookie and a neckerchief slide that looks like the cookie.

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