Wondering what to do with your ever increasing pile of fabric scraps?
Why not make some yo-yos. It's a fun and easy to make craft.
I do make a lot of these yo-yos. Whenever I want to whip up some quick craft, I just attach some yo-yos on my work to beautify it. Easy eh!
Just follow these steps:
Make a circle template (4" in diameter or any sizes that you like). Trace the template on fabric and cut out a circle. The finished yo-yo would be half the size of the circle.
Thread a needle and knot the end. Fold under 1/4" of fabric and take small evenly spaced running stitch near the folded edge around the circle. Larger stitches will allow the fabric to gather more and will yield a smaller hole.
End stitching next to the starting point. Gently pull the thread end to gather the folded edge until it forms a gathered circle.
Knot thread and trim off the end. Flatten the yo-yo and you're done!
The yo-yos can be used to embellish your pillows, clothes, and bags. You can even perk up plain boxes by gluing yo-yos on top of the surface and make it look fun & colourful. So make some today and happy crafting. :)