Lee Maszaros makes wonderful merit badges for marking milestones and achievements in life. Why not create some badges specific to notable events in your family’s life. The badges can be for anything you think is important; first day of kindergarten, first snowstorm, first pomegranate. Julie Schneider from the Etsy How-Tuesday blog shows you how to embroider your own. If you want the kids involved and they’re not yet handy with an embroidery needle and hoop, decorate them with paint or fabric markers.

You will need;

+ fabric, cotton or muslin

+ an embroidery needle

+ embroidery floss

+ scissors

+ felt

+ pinbacks

+embroidery pen or a pencil

+ an embroidery hoop

Follow the instructions on the Etsy blog.


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