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.
Many kinds of wings are used with crepe paper costumes.
Making Feather Wings
Feather wings, such as Cupid wings and angel wings, are made on a foundation of wire bent in the correct shape, or if they are quite large, the foundation is made of cardboard reinforced with wire. When cardboard is used, cut inthe desired shape and then cut out the center, leaving a narrow frame. A wire, shaped to follow the outline of the wing, is fastened to Continue reading “How to Make Wings”
Instructions for making Feather-Like Angel Wings and an Angel Costume (robe & halo) – all from Crepe Paper!
Perfect for school plays, Halloween Costumes or even dress-up.
2 – PDF files, instant download.
Feather-Like Angel Wings & Costume Using Crepe Paper (16 pages)
Crepe Paper Costumes 101: Basic Tips for Making Crepe Paper Costumes (28 pages)
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Are you looking for simpler wings to make? Check out: Simple Angel Wings