Jubilee pompoms!

A couple of weeks ago I featured a simple and easy way to make tiny pompoms using a fork. This week I came across more pompom themed products including this blog on making a Christmas wreath using giant ones. It might not be Christmas but this idea could be adapted for other occasions. What about a red, white and blue one for the jubilee weekend?! http://bleubirdvintage.typepad.com/blog/2009/11/diy-pom-pom-wreath.html

This week I have also seen pompoms being joined together to make a rug, strung together from a wire ring to make a baby mobile and hung on the end of church pews as a different way of decorating a church for a wedding. Continuing on the jubilee theme what about making pompom bunting by stringing together coloured pompoms?

I have also seen pompoms made out of a wide range of materials alongside traditional yarn – cut up fabric strips, tissue paper, cut up plastic bags and string.

All of this has reminded me what fun pompoms are but has also made me see them as much more than something used on the top of a winter hat!

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