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Repurposing
Burlap Fabric

 
 
 


Lollipop Scarecrow
 

Roman Road Scroll

   

Bean bags for Sunday School games 
are really durable when made out of burlap fabric. Cut out two six inch squares of burlap fabric, sew along three sides, fill about half way with dried beans or rice, and then sew the fourth side shut. The burlap holds up a lot longer than felt or traditional fabric bean bags. You can also make shape bean bags by cutting out circles, triangles, or anything else you want.

Love in Christ,
 
Sarah in California



 

Burlap Cross

For VBS or Sunday School.

Before class I took brown burlap (any color would work) and stiffened it with a mixture of two parts glue to one part water.  After the burlap was dry, I cut it in the shape of a cross.  The children glued decorations on the burlap and we added a hanger on the back for hanging.  It was a particularly good craft to use around Easter.  It could be used with many lessons.

To make the burlap easier to handle when stiffened, cut the material in long strips about 6 or 8 inches wide or whatever width you wanted to make the cross.  Hang the pieces on a hanger to dry.  You just want to put paper or a piece of plastic under the hanger to avoid a mess.  The kids did like doing it.  You do need to use tacky glue or a glue gun to secure the material on the cross.

Karlene Helman

khelman@superpa.net 

 



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