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Have You Seen This? : Pom-Poms!

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pombookPom-poms are popping up everywhere in party decor, accessories, and they might be the perfect addition for the holidays. Pom-Poms! (Quirk Books) by Sarah Goldschadt and Lexi Walters Wright features 25 projects that uses a variety of methods and materials like tissue paper, tinsel, coffee filters, cupcake wrappers, and of course, yarn.

pompicA little background from Sarah: "I've always loved making pom-poms whether it was for my ice AND roller skates when I was a kid and lately poms seem to adorn every knit hat I make or gift I wrap. My favorite project to make these days are the pom-pom flowers. They can add a pop of color to any room and they last forever!"

giftsThe book would make a great gift for your favorite crafter, paired with a few basic supplies that can be found at your local craft store.

supplies

Sarah has suggested a few items:

  • Yarn: Have fun with bright colors (an acrylic blend is fine)
  • Floral stem wire: Look for it in the floral section
  • Scissors: A small, sharp pair is useful
  • Crochet thread: Helps with tying pom-poms
  • Pom-Pom maker (optional): A useful tool for making a lot of poms, but the book has other methods for making them
  • Hot-Glue Gun (not pictured)

bouquet

You may even be thanked with your very own pom-pom bouquet!

We are big fans of Sarah's other book, Craft-a-Day. Make sure and check that one out too!

Congratulations Sarah and Lexi!

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