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Lucky Shamrock Pin Project

Time: 2-3 Class Periods
Difficulty: Moderate
Cleanup: Soap & Water

Green Felt
Metal Tooling Foil
Bar Pins
Glass Gem Stones or Glass Beads
Dimensional Fabric Paint
Paint Brush
Permanent Marker
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Use felt, tooling foil and fabric paint to create your own "good luck charm"! This project also has an instructional video available!


  • Step 1
    Start with a 9x12" piece of green felt. Cut out a 9x12" piece of tooling foil.
  • Step 2
    Apply a generous coat of glue to the foil, using a brush to even out the coverage. Press the felt piece into the glue. Allow to dry overnight.
  • Step 3
    Cut the felted foil into 6-8 pieces, depending on how big you want your shamrocks to be. Draw a shamrock onto foil with permanent marker.
  • Step 4
    Cut out shamrock with scissors.
  • Step 5
    Bend and crimp shamrock. Shape with tooling foil tools if desired.
  • Step 6
    Paint details with Tulip Slick Dimensional Fabric Paint and set glass gem stones or glass beads into the paint. Let paint dry.
  • Step 7
    Glue pin back onto foil. Allow glue to dry.

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