Follow these simple steps to make yo-yos to add to any project. Check out Clovers YoYo Makers in our online store.
About Making Yo-Yos
Do not make running stitches too small. Longer stitches make the circle easier to gather, and the “hole” smaller.
- Cut circles appropriate size for project.
- Turn under raw edge of circle 1/4″ to wrong side and take small running stitches around edge through both layers (Photo A). Use quilting thread or other thread that will not break when gathering.
- Pull thread to gather circle with right side of fabric facing out. Make a knot to hold circle closed. Gathered side is front of yo-yo (Photo B).
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|Photo A||Photo B|
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