Candy Cane Horse

Candy Cane Horse

Yield: 2 horses (roughly)

What I used:

(1)  Print template, trace onto felt, and cut out pieces.

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(2)  Place one horse head down and hot glue the mane in place.  Trim if desired.

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(3)  Hot glue second horse head on top of mane-head piece.  Make sure to leave the neck of the head pieces unattached.

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(4)  Cut into mane for fringe-like hair (make sure to hold back the ears).

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(5)  Hot glue google eyes.

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(6a)  Cut 17″ of the tinsel ribbon.

(a)  Put horse on top of tinsel ribbon.

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(b)  Fold top end down the horse (as a rein) and secure just underneath the horse’s muzzle.

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(c)  Take bottom end and loop around horse’s muzzle as bridle, secure with hot glue to other end of the ribbon and to the felt horse head.

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(d)  Twist or tie the top section to form a loop.

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(6b)  If you want to tie a bow, you will need 19″ of ribbon and assemble like this:

(a)  Place ribbon under horse’s chin, with both ends pointing upwards.

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(b)  Take the end under the horse and fold it over and around the horse’s muzzle.

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(c)  Take the same end and bring it under the horse’s face as the other rein, meeting up with the top end to tie a bow.

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(7)  To insert the candy cane, start with the crook of the cane at an angle and slide the top of the candy cane into the horse head

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