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How To: Make Love Bug

What You Need
Red, pink, and black felt

Scissors

Fabric glu

Pipe cleaners

Tutu

Tights

Wire hanger

Headband

Ribbon

Red paper stock


1. Cut felt hearts out and glue them to shirt and tutu with fabric glue. 

2. Make wings out of wire hangers and tights: Shape hangers into a wing shape and then stretch tights over the hanger. Glue felt hearts to these wings. 

3. Cut hearts out of glittered or plain red paper. Glue hearts to pipe cleaners and wrap the pipe cleaner around the headband.

 

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