These are a really cute, easy, inexpensive fall craft. I originally got the idea for paper clip earrings from Evie S., but I put a fall twist on them and made them into candy corns. All you need are:
Embroidery floss in orange, yellow and white
Open up the paperclips to make triangle shapes.
Next you will need to wrap the embroidery floss around the paperclips. First, apply some glue to the paperclip with a glue stick. I find that a glue stick works well because it makes the thread stick without making a big mess. Wrap white floss around the top part of the paperclip, and yellow around the bottom as shown:
Once the paperclip is wrapped all the way around, apply more glue to the sides, and start wrapping all the way around the earring (from side to side of the triangle). Start at the top with white thread and wrap 1/3 of the triangle, then switch to orange thread. Wrap the middle 1/3 of the triangle, then switch to yellow until you have reached the bottom, gluing all the way. You may need to use a needle to hide the ends of the thread inside. Then attach the earring hooks with jump rings.
And that's it. Really quick, easy and cheap. It's an easy way to make a cute pair of fall earrings to wear. It would also be a fun craft to make with little girls.
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