Projects so far

Sunday, 16 January 2011

2nd Project Completed

After a slight change of plan due to the proposed panel not working I have at last completed a 2nd project all be it a day late!

It is a simple mobile based on tropical fish made out of the sweetie wrappers left over from week 1.Instructions to make it are as follows, I hope you enjoy it!

Materials used:
Cellophane sweetie wrappers
Sewing machine
Black machine embroidery thread
Permanent markers / glass paints
Fishing line
Wooden beads from a broken necklace
A4 laminating pouch 

Instructions to make the fish

  1. Place your cellophane sweet wrappers in the laminating pouch and laminate.
  2. Draw your fish out using a permanent marker.
  3. Stitch around your fish with a small zig-zag stitch.
  4. Colour in your fish with coloured permanent markers or glass paints.
  5. Carefully cut out your fish and thread together using fishing wire.How you hang them is up to you, I added some beads that I had which came from a broken necklace.

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