I had my oldest grand daughter dropped at my house for a quick and unexpected visit. She always likes to make crafts with us so I decided we would make Spoon Dolls, a craft I had wanted to make with them but I wasn't totally prepared for. Dad said we had thirty minutes so I got busy gathering craft supplies. I recreated parts of this tutorial for you because I was rushing to get through it all and also wanted to enjoy our crafting session as much as possible, so I didn't take enough photos.
You'll need fabric scraps, chenille stems, scissors, spoons (any kind plastic or not) glue, a glue gun or safety pins, eyes or paint them on or use markers.
Cut the yarn into 1/2 inch or so lengths and cut each chenille stem in half. Cut fabric scraps in roughly a triangle to fit the handle of the spoon.
Glue on the eyes (adhesive ones would be nice here) or paint them on. I used acrylic paint for the eyes on some and permanent marker for others; the marker can rub off. Wrap the chenille stem around the spoon, bend the ends up for hands. Wrap the fabric around the spoon handle until you are happy with how it looks then secure with the glue gun or use a safety pin. I have a straight pen here to hold it until I took them to my glue gun which I had in another room to keep little hands safe.
Now pour some glue into the spoon bowl and start adding your yarn pieces. Add more glue and yarn until you have enough. Now you will need to wait for the glue to dry, we sat ours out in the sun. You could use the glue gun for the hair too but my kids are too young for that and then I would have taken away from them a large part of making these dolls.
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