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Fabric Yo-Yo’s

I found a great tutorial on this website.
Great pictures.


And that’s what I used to make these:


Use hot glue to attach some yo-yo’s to the front of a blank card. I attached some ribbon first for some added color.


You could also attach a yo-yo to a paper clip to use in your office to bundle papers or you can use one as a book mark.


Or you can add some to your favorite black dress.
Or a shirt, or a purse, or anything else you think of.


Fun splash of color.


Ashley Johnston
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Ashley Johnston

Owner at Make It & Love It
Ashley Johnston is a professional DIY costume maker, sewist, crafter, and owner of Make It & Love It. She is a mom of 5 and a wife to a very patient (with my craft clutter) husband. In case you’re wondering, she always chooses crafting/sewing/designing over mopping/dusting/wiping base boards……but bathrooms/laundry/full bellies are always attended to. Whew!
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  1. Regina says:

    I really liked the ideas and your photos on using the yo-yo’s.
    Just about everything I make I put yo-y’s on.

  2. jenn says:

    Hi!! love love love this blog. Wanted you to know i linked to this tutorial on my blog for my Make it Monday feature!

  3. Ashley says:

    Sari, the link still seems to work. But here is the whole link, so you can try copying and pasting it into your own browser.

    Good luck!

  4. Sari Asenith says:

    Hiya…. love your sight! I just found it the other day.

    The link to making the little circle things is broken. Could you please tell me how to do it? Or post another link to a different tutorial??

    Thanks!! Sari

  5. Metallo Bianco Jewelry says:

    I love this idea..especially on the envelope and shirt..very cute!

  6. Cara Bean says:

    Hey Ashley. I don’t know if you remember us, but we were in the 17th ward back in the day. Anyway, I found your blog through Kenzie’s blog. I love all of your ideas! I’m not creative enough to think of my own things, so I’m glad I found your blog. Hope all is going good with you guys!

  7. Krystal says:

    Cute idea!

    Do you eventually put all these new ideas on your side bar? I would LOVE to do them…but dont have time now.

  8. Marci Ward says:

    Do you have a tutorial for a diaper bag? I’ve been dying to make one and I haven’t seen exactly what I want.

  9. The Hardy Things in Life says:

    I love the yo yo’s~ I saw them last week at Joann’s was so tempted to by them but a little more than I wanted to spend! I am glad I didn’t by then now!! I can’t wait to make some with all the extra fabric scraps. Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful craftiness!!

  10. Jodi says:

    That is super cute Ash, and I think I might even be able to do that one. :) I love how it looks on your dress!

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