Butterfly Mobile

Kim Kesti
Butterfly Mobile

SUPPLIES:  Patterned paper: (assorted from Girl Friday collection) Cosmo Cricket  Accents: (assorted buttons)  Fibers: (pink ribbon) May Arts; (cream crochet thread)  Die: (butterfly) QuicKutz  Tool: (butterfly punch) Marvy Uchida  Other: (silver wire) Artistic Wire; (wood embroidery hoop)  Finished size: 8" diameter x 48" length

 

BUTTERFLY LINES

1 Punch 20 butterflies from patterned papers.

2 Die-cut 20 butterflies from patterned papers.

3 Trim five 36" lengths of crochet thread. Adhere two buttons together at end of each length.

4 Adhere two butterfly die cuts together 2" above buttons on each length. Note: adhere only center body parts of butterflies.

5 Repeat Step 3, 2" above butterflies, on each length. Repeat Step 4, using two punched butterflies. Repeat pattern twice, alternating die cut and punched butterflies.

 

ASSEMBLE

1 Remove inside hoop from embroidery hoop. Tie butterfly lines to inside hoop; apply glue to knots.

2 Cut four 15" lengths of wire and attach to inside hoop. Gather all wires at top and twist into hook.

3 Adhere ribbon to outside hoop. Adhere outside hoop to inside hoop.

 

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