How to Make a Butterfly Craft
Time Required: 10 to 15 minutes (approx)
Things You Will Need
- Nylon Stocking
- Silver Wires
- Floral Tape
- Ring Sets
- Wrap wire around #7 size ring (size of the ring depends upon how big you want your butterfly). Twist wires where they meet.
- Tighten with pliers. Do not cut wire. Remove ring from wire loop.
- Use the excess wire to form a second loop.
- Twist wire and tighten the second loop with plier.
- Now cut excess wire so that you have proper shape.
- Repeat steps 1-5 to make another pair of loops using #6 size ring (less then your 1st loop's size ring).
- Form the two sets of loops into wing shape. The larger loops are used for upper wings and smaller are used for lower wings.
- Stretch the large loops into oval shape and crimp small waves into the loops.
- Do the same for smaller loops in whatever shape you want.
- Wrap one wing with nylon stocking and secure nylon onto wire with thread. Cut excess nylon.
- Repeat step 10 for other wings.
- Tie the two sets of wings together with thread.
- Cut a piece of wire into 6-7 inches long, put beads into wire to make butterfly body.
- Wrap the center of the butterfly with nylon and Knot to tie off.
- Re-arrange wings.
- Use extra wire to make antennas for the butterfly with colorful beads.
- Use hot glue or wire to attach the body to the wings to complete the butterfly.
- use glitter glues to decorate butterfly wings as per your desire.
Butterfly can be attached to walls, windows or where ever you want using double sided tape or hot glue.
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