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Topic: **Show me your woodland fairy/ how to make fairy wings**  (Read 1406 times)
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« on: August 31, 2012 12:34:28 PM »

Looking to dress my 2.5 year old as a fairy....ideas? thanks
« Last Edit: August 31, 2012 12:52:38 PM by mamaof2 » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2012 12:17:20 PM »

When I want to know some strange thing, I always just type my question into Google search. It almost always gives me a straight answer Cheesy

Most wings use coat hangers or other thick wire as a base, with various methods for filling the open space. One of the simplest is pantyhose that you paint and decorate after it's applied to the wings, but some people use iridescent plastic, or fabric, or just weave colourful yarn in and around the wire base and add awesome goodies as they go.

Because your daughter is still quite young, you might consider making wireless wings.

« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2012 07:23:50 AM »

Here's a link to my blog post about my last year's renfair fairy costume:

I used this amazing tutorial for the wings:

Check out my website: www.embercostumes.com
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