Felt Hen With Egg Pin

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March 11, 2015

finished pinThis adorable hen pin is so silly with her little hanging egg. I find that making these pins is a great way to use up the felt scraps that I have from other projects.



  • white felt
  • red felt
  • yellow felt
  • yellow embroidery floss
  • black embroidery floss
  • white embroidery floss
  • hot glue gun
  • pin back
  • thin fishing line
  • scissors
  • sewing needle
  • template

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  1. Cut out template pieces. Stick template pieces to felt using rolled pieces of tape. Cut out felt pieces.
  2. felt pieces
  3. Glue the waddle to the top of the hen.
  4. attach comb
  5. Now glue the beak to the hen.
  6. attach beak
  7. Use white embroidery floss to attach the wing by stitching the details on.
  8. attach wing

  9. Create the eyes using black embroidery floss, by making French knots.
  10. add eyes
  11. Tie the end of a piece of yellow embroidery floss, use a needle to bring it through he felt, cut it at desired length, and knot the other end. This will create the legs and feet.
  12. add legs
  13. Cut a short piece of fishing line, sandwich the end between the two egg pieces, and adhere the other end to the back of the hen. Cut a small square of white felt and adhere it to the back of the hen, trimming off any excess around the edges.
  14. attach eggs to fishing line
    add backing
    trim backing

  15. Now glue the pin back to the hen. Allow to dry. Enjoy your new pin!
  16. attach pin back
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March 3, 2016

Use colorful felt scraps to make this adorable pin that is great for chicken lovers. Learn how to make it in this short video.

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