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Pinwheel Clothespin Clips Craft

Pinwheel Clothespin Clips Craft

Total Time 30 minutes or less

When I do a craft, I really want two things. I want it to be easy and quick (preferably with minimal mess), and I want it to look darling.

This project met both of my requirements and had the bonus of being made with things I already had sitting around. I made this set of eight in 10 minutes with two sheets of 8.5x11 paper.  Next time, I might use double-sided paper, for even more fun.

I also love how many uses there are for these cute little clips. Where would you use them?

Mini Pinwheel Charm

by Janssen Bradshaw

What you'll need

  • Patterned paper (any size will work)
  • Scissors
  • Brads
  • Clothespins
  • Glue Gun

How to make it

Fold Paper

1. Fold the corner of your paper over to make a triangle (you can make it as large or small as you like).

Trim Paper

2. Trim along the unfolded edges so you have a square folded in half, diagonally.

Crease and Cut

3. Unfold the paper and fold diagnoally the opposite way so that you have creases forming an X across your paper. With scissors, cut along those diagnoal lines about 3/4 of the distance between the points and the center.

Fold and fasten

4. Fold down ever other corner and hold them in the center point. Fasten together in the center with a brad. Glue the finished pinwheel to a clothespin.