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Birds of a Feather – Pom Pom Bird Craft

It’s birdie time! Meet our exotic summer flock with spectacular plumages – pom pom and bead birdies to add a pop of colour to bedroom doors or playrooms. The twittering gals are so simple to make with cardboard circles or store bought pom pom makers.
Aren’t they darling!! :)

pom pom bird craft by michelle McInerney of

pom pom bird craft by michelle McInerney of


Pom Pom Bird Craft – all you need to make is some colourful wool, white and black wool for the eyes, beads and buttons.

For the beaks I just cut little pieces of felt and glued into the core of the pom poms, between the threads, with felt glue.

First wrap one side of your pom pom maker with two small strips of black – the pupils of the eyes.
pom pom bird craft by michelle McInerney of

Cover over these black strips with white wool for the eyeballs, as shown.
pom pom bird craft by michelle McInerney of

Then layer your coloured wool to completely cover the white, filling the pom pom maker.
pom pom bird craft by michelle McInerney of

When the pom pom is finished you will end up with this – a fluffy pom pom.
pom pom bird craft by michelle McInerney of

Trim around the pom pom to neaten the thread lengths and have a lovely uniform sphere.
pom pom bird craft by michelle McInerney of

Tie a length of wool around the pom pom and thread on some beads for the legs, finished with buttons for the feet.
pom pom bird craft by michelle McInerney of
Time for the girls to have a chat!!

Happy crafting


6 Responses to “Birds of a Feather – Pom Pom Bird Craft”

  1. onel says:

    They would make a cute mobile for the kids! And oh, I love the colorful beads, so adorable!

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  3. Bev says:

    What a cute idea. I will be using this for a VBS craft. Maybe not this year since crafts are based on a theme. But we will have another year when this bird will be appearing. Thanks

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  5. Lisa says:

    I love these pom pom birds! So cute. I am having trouble finding cute beads for the legs. No luck at Michaels or Hobby Lobby. Where did you find these adorable beads?

  6. Michelle says:

    Hi Lisa, they are Melissa & Doug beads. The set is called “Bead Bouquet” – you can source on Amazon. Michelle xx

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