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7. December 2018 - Alexander Schmidt

How to Make Clothes-Peg Stars for Christmas | Tutorial


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Upcycling in Advent: we show you how to make clothes-peg stars as a beautiful Christmas decoration. It’s a really quick DIY for Christmas!

There are Christmas stars made from straw, from paper, from gold foil and from plastic – but from clothes-pegs? Yes, you can!

This tutorial is super easy and is also suitable for crafting with children. We recommend using larger clothes pegs for this. There are many more crafting ideas to browse at Abenteuer Freundschaft!

Material List* For Clothes-Peg Stars

Clothes peg stars are glued together with a hot glue gun

For example, you glue the stars together with a hot glue gun

How to Make Clothes-Peg Stars for Christmas

1. Disassemble Clothes-Pegs

Each clothes peg can be easily disassembled by removing the small wire hanger with hook. You don’t need it for this craft, you just keep the 2 halves made of wood.

Clothes peg stars starting blocks

2 become 4 shapes

The individual parts can now be glued together to form new shapes. We glued a total of 4 basic parts from clothes pegs in 2 sizes.

3. Trying Around and Finding Nice Star Patterns

Now comes the part that is the most fun: you puzzle with the basic pieces and try out different star patterns until you find something you like.

4. Gluing the Stars Together

DIY clothes peg stars - gluing with all-purpose glue

Individual parts can also be glued with all-purpose glue

This part is the most difficult because the glued areas are relatively small and there is a risk that the star will stick to the base. Whether it works better with a hot glue gun or all-purpose glue is something you should try out yourself. We have worked with both.

5. Put the Hangers on the Stars

The small holes that are created when gluing the base parts together are perfect for hanging the clothes-peg stars.

Discover even more beautiful ideas for crafting at Abenteuer Freundschaft, for example origami Christmas stars to fold and a crown cork snowman as a Christmas tree decoration! On the leisure ideas portal there are many activities to discover with children, with friends and as a couple.

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