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Nothing’s safer than a hug

koala, gloves, sewing, crafts, kidsToddlers are wonderfully curious aren’t they. Especially near roads, lakes, and other dangerous things. (They probably love a volcano too don’t they). It’s a constant challenge trying to keep them nearby especially if they’ve inherited your independent spirit!

Koala Claws is a simple tutorial to make a cute pair of inseparable gloves that encourage hand-holding. Perfect for the winter months. So you’ll always have a warm friendly glove attached to yours. Just follow the easy steps below to make your own Koala Claws.

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You will need:

  • One pair of adult size grey gloves
  • One pair of child size grey gloves
  • Felt
  • Thread
  • White pom-poms

How to make your Koala Claws

Step 1

Step 1

To make your koala faces, cut the eyes, nose, and mouth out of felt. Remember to make one set smaller than the other.

Step 2

Step 2

Sew or glue the faces onto the appropriate glove. Add two pom poms for the ears.

Step 3

Step 3

Position the small glove over the large glove, in a comfortable hug (you might want to put the gloves on to get the angle right). Now sew them together. Remember to only sew through one side of the glove. That baby koala isn’t going anywhere!

Step 4

Step 4

Enjoy the safety and comfort of hugging koalas! Hand-holding has never been so adorable.

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