How to Make 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 founda¬≠tion 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”

Making Crepe Paper Hats

The foundations for many different kinds of crepe paper hats are close fitting caps. Use a piece of crepe paper from 5 to 10 inches wide and long enough to reach around the head. Paste the two short ends together. Gather the top and fasten tightly with spool wire, leaving sufficient length to make the flower stem, if one is required. The lower edge may be turned back, making a double Continue reading “Making Crepe Paper Hats”