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Earmuffs of Recycled Material

Make simple Earmuffs out of cheap, reusable items.

Steps

Step #1:

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Cut sports-themed ball in half with the sharp knife. Cut small slits on top of each half big enough for the headband to slide through and fit snuggly.

Step #2:

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Secure Headband by wrapping a rubber band on each side of the headband within each half of the ball to ensure the headband does not slide out.

Step #3:

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Add the Stuffing to the inside of each half of the ball.

Step #4:

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Wrap the fabric around the opening of each half of the ball and secure it to the balls inside edge with fabric glue, and let it dry.

Step #5:

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Warm, sporty earmuffs should be ready to wear!

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  • Optional: Headphone earmuffs
  • Sew a small pocket into the fabric before securing it on the half of the ball.
  • Place the headphone speakers into the pocket and sew around them to hold them in position.
  • Glue the fabric as in Step 4 with the headphone cords downward.
  • Warm, sporty headphone earmuffs are ready to war!

Conclusion

These customized Earmuffs are simple to make and comfortable to wear.


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