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How to Make Beaded Pins


Friendship Pins
Slide the medium safety pin through the small pins.
Slide the medium safety pin through the small pins.

Make new friends with these friendship pins. Make up a batch to give give to friends at the end of summer, or the end of the school year, and keep a few on hand to give to new friends that you make along the way.

What You'll Need (for each pin):

  • 4 small safety pins
  • small beads
  • 1 medium safety pin

Step 1: Thread beads onto the arms of four small safety pins, and close them. Create different bead patterns by changing the order in which you thread them.

Step 2: Slide the beaded pins onto the last safety pin, with the beaded pins hanging by the safety-pin head.

Step 3: Hand out your finished jewelry masterpieces, and show the world that real friends stick together!

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