Indian Corn Pin

February 12th, 2013 posted by Ben Franklin Crafts & Frames

designed by Rita Fleehart

Adults and children alike will enjoy making this festive and adorable pin. Wear to celebrate the season, or give as a gift! This idea can also be adapted to make a colorful magnet.

You will need:

6 or more Fall colors of Tri-beads Suggested colors: red, orange, yellow, champagne, root beer, accid yellow, black amethyst. Non-metallic gold or yellow Chenille Stems Raffia 1/4″ or narrower ribbon (fall color) Craft Glue Craft wire, Pin back or Magnet

If you make this project

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What you do

1. Cut one 4 1/2″ and one 2 1/3″ piece of gold chenille. Fold longer piece in center; wrap one end of shorter piece around fold to make 3 “legs”. Put 16 beads of various colors randomly on each “leg”. Put a drop of craft glue in hole of last bead on each “leg”.


Cut about 20 pieces of raffia 4 1/2″ long fold half of these up between first and second ear of corn and other half fold up between second and third ear of corn.


Make a small bow 2 or 3 loops, about 3 fingers wide, with a center loop to cover wire. Wrap wire around bow, twist, then wrap wire around raffia above fold to hold all together, twist ends of wire and cut close to corn. Glue on pin back or magnet.

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