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Embellished Hair Combs

October 25, 2011 by Jessica Christman  
Filed under General Crafts

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Turn a plain old plastic hair comb into something a little more exciting with some simple wrapping. Use a single color or a combination to achieve different looks.

Thing’s you’ll need:
Embroidery Thread
Plastic Hair Comb
Embroidery needle

Things to do:
1. Bring the end of the embroidery thread through the end tine of the comb and tie firmly at the top. Trip the tail to 1/3 inch and pull along the top ridge of the comb. The tail will be covered when you wrap.
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2. Wrap the thread in a fan shape over the first tine. Once you have covered a ¼ inch section of the top of the comb, pull the thread from the back to the next tine – or if using two colors, to the third tine over.
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3. Repeat this process with the remaining tines until the entire top is covered.
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4. Tie off the end and thread the tail onto the needle. Run the needle into the threads at the back of the comb about 1 inch down and pull firmly, snip the thread close so that it disappears into the thread along the back.
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