Hanging Ballerinas with laced Skirts

Hanging Ballerinas with laced Skirts

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These two ballerinas are cut out from card and then decorated with an airy skirt made from Vivi Gade design paper (the Paris series). It is decorated further with a punched-out snowflake for a laced skirt on top.

Guide step 1
1.
Print out the templates which are available as separate PDF files for this idea. Attach the templates onto a piece of card with self-adhesive tape and cut out the the shape through both layers of paper.
Guide step 2
2.
A decoupage paper skirt: Cut a square piece of design paper measuring 16 x 16 cm. Fold this once in both directions to form a smaller square.
Guide step 3
3.
'Pleat' the skirt by folding the square piece of paper another couple of times like four small squares. Round the edges at the bottom with a pair of scissors.
Guide step 4
4.
Twist the paper tightly.
Guide step 5
5.
Cut a hole at the tip. Now carefully pull the skirt onto the ballerina.
Guide step 6
6.
Tighten the skirt by making small pleats at the ballerina's waist and secure with glue.
Guide step 7
7.
A laced skirt: Fold the punched-out snowflake a couple of times in the same manners as the decoupage paper. Cut a hole in the middle and attach the snowflake laced skirt onto the ballerina. Make small pleats at the waist and glue.
Guide step 8
8.
Find the balancing point and sew a piece of mercerised cotton through the ballerinas head for hanging.
Template
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