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These easy-to-make Angel Wings are great for school plays, Halloween costumes, even dress-up.
They could also be used as butterfly wings, fairy wings, bug wings.
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- Verybest Crepe, 1 fold No. 100 White;
- 1 pc. No. 7 Flower Wire;
- 1 pc. 1/2" white Gift tyying Ribbon.
Wrap two 18" pieces of wire with 1/2" wide strips of crepe paper. (see Tips for Cutting Crepe Paper)
Cut crepe paper 19" wide, 24" long.
Paste one wrapped wire to each 19" edge. Fold edge over 1/2" and paste, arranging so that the paper extends 1/2" beyond the wire at both ends.
Fold in 1/2" accordion pleats. Fasten at middle with thread, Fig. F. While still in tight
pleats, cut ends in semicircle, Fig. F. Cover center fastening with a narrow wrapping of crepe paper.
Sew ribbons to center in crossed position so that they may be brought over shoulders, under arms, crossed in front and tied at back.
Bend wires at center so that wings will open into correct position.
Would you like to make fancier wings? Then check out: How to Make Feather-Like Angel Wings.