These foraged fairy wings were made by a 1MW member using all recycled materials!
It's as simple as using 4 old wire coat hangers, 1 pair of saggy hole-ridden stockings and 1 ill-considered, sparkly op shop frock!!
For the decorating, you can use whatever you have on hand - so try using up old spray paint, natural dyes like beetroot, or try rummaging through your local op shop for ideas!
- 4 wire coat hangers
- 1 pair of old stockings
- Needle and thread
Bend your coat hangers into the desired shape using your pliers.
Use pliers and string to firmly attach the coat hangers together in the middle
Cut stockings into four even parts. (Remove seat and toes)
Tie a knot at the end of each section of stocking
Making sure the knot is on the inside, pull the stocking over the wing section.
Tie or sew the bottom of your stocking sections onto the middle of your wings.
Attach loops for arms. I like to reuse the stocking seat for this. (Elastic may be more comfy)
I tried spray paint but it was a fail. I ended up sewing material around the edge and onto the wings.
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