Over Memorial Day we went backpacking in the Sierras. This was my first real backpacking trip on over 20 years! We had a BLAST!!! I thought it would be fun to make the children lanyards for the trip. I bought felt stickers at Joann Fabrics and glued pins to them. Throughout the trip the children earned pins to put on their lanyard. I also attached a whistle to the end - just in case they got lost or saw a bear :)
Here is how you can make one - they are super easy!! (excuse my ironing board cover - I need to get a new one!)
BEFORE YOU SEW THE ENDS TOGETHER.....slide a keychain ring or D-ring onto your lanyard.
Now, unfold the ends and pin them right sides together. Sew a 1/4" seam and press the seam. Then refold the lanyard and give it a final press.
Top stitch all the way around the lanyard on both sides close to the edge. Making sure the seam is at the back of the neck, s