No Sew Fairy Tutorial

No Sew Fairy Tutorial

Make your own cute fairy with this no sew tutorial.

Materials:

  • 1 Wooden ball 1 1/5″ / 4 cm with a centre hole
  • 2 pipe cleaners 11 1/5 ” / 29 cm
  • Small ball of yarn (I used Aran weight 100% wool)
  • 3/4″ / 2 cm width lace
  • 3 skeleton leaves
  • 3 pieces of cotton fabric cut the same shape as the leaves
  • Set of feather wings
  • 4 small ribbon flowers
  • White & black gouache paint

Tools:

  • Glue & glue gun
  • Paint brushes
  • Scissors
  • Piece of card 5″ x 4″ / 12.5 x 10 cm

No Sew Fairy Tutorial

Wrap the yarn around the card lengthways approx. 30 times.

No Sew Fairy Tutorial

Cut along one side and open up the yarn, remove the card.

No Sew Fairy Tutorial

Bend one of the pipe cleaners in half.

No Sew Fairy Tutorial

Insert into the hole of the wooden ball.

No Sew Fairy Tutorial

Place the yarn at the centre point and pull the pipe cleaner back through the hole.

No Sew Fairy Tutorial

No Sew Fairy Tutorial

Fold the 2nd pipe cleaner in half.

No Sew Fairy Tutorial

Wrap around the neck of the fairy, fold the pipe cleaner in half again and twist to create the arms. Twist the body down halfway and bend the bottom of each side forward to create the feet.

No Sew Fairy Tutorial

Wrap the yarn, starting at the neck down the body, up and down each leg, and across the arms, until the pipe cleaners are completely covered. Snip the yarn and glue in place.

No Sew Fairy Tutorial

No Sew Fairy Tutorial

Holding the hair off the head paint the wooden ball with the white gouache paint. Paint with two coats and wait till dry.

No Sew Fairy Tutorial

Wrap a small piece of the lace across one of the shoulders and top of the body. Secure with a small piece of glue at the back of the body. Repeat for the 2nd piece of lace.

No Sew Fairy Tutorial

Taking the 3 skeleton leaves and 3 pieces of cotton, glue in place around the waist of the fairy, alternating leaf and material as you work around the body.

No Sew Fairy Tutorial

Finish by placing a piece of lace around the waist and glue in place, again at the back of the fairy.

No Sew Fairy Tutorial

Turn the fairy over and glue the feather wings in place.

No Sew Fairy Tutorial

Place daubs of glue on the back of the head and position the hair down over the head.

No Sew Fairy Tutorial

Glue the small ribbon roses along the front of the fairy’s hairline.

No Sew Fairy Tutorial

Using the smaller brush, paint in 2 dots for the eyes.

No Sew Fairy Tutorial

Leave to dry. The fairy is now completed. If you would like to hang her off a Christmas tree, tie two pieces of the hair together to create a loop.

Following the same structure, different fairies can be made by altering the yarn and materials used.

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