- Paint wooden ball or bead with
flesh-tone of your choosing. Allow to dry. Dot heart or round
cheeks with red. Dot eyes with brown. Allow to dry.
- Sew a running or gathering stitch
around circle of fabric to create a yo-yo. Pull the gathers
tight and tuck in any raw edges. Knot securely. Now gather
at center with thread or ribbon scrap creating wings.
- Glue head to top of the tassel. Thread
ribbon for tie through the button holes with the raw ends of
the ribbon coming through the button as the front. Apply
glue to the back of the button and place at the center-back
of the wings. Glue on halo ( this is optional, you may
want to make a girl!). Allow glue to dry completely. Glue
flowers or charm to the front as if arms were holding them.
Allow glue to dry.
- Tie angel to your sewing scissors to
protect them from being used for anything but
- To sell at craft fairs, if you have a
graphics program, (if not freehand draw or use rubber
stamps!) create a graphic for them with your image, text and
selling price. Make sure to leave blank space for angel to
be attached. Print out on card stock. Cut around edges with
paper edging scissors. Make two tiny holes in card stock
with graphic on it. Using a scrap piece of ribbon or twist
tie threaded through the holes you have punched and attach
angel to card stock.
- Punch hole in top of card stock to
hang from a display or just stack them neatly in a shoebox
covered with a pretty wrapping paper.
- You may leave them as is or choose to
cover them with glassine envelopes.
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