By Mary Ayres
Rainbow bags – yellow
SunWorks™ construction paper – blue, orange, purple
Trait-tex® yarn – green, pink, yellow, turquoise
- Two Pacon®
chenille stems - black
– two pairs that match
- Basics supplies:
- Fiskars® 1/8”
- Beacon™ Kids
1. Trim ½”
from top of bag. Fold top 3-1/2” of bag over to front.
2. Trace and cut two wing shapes from blue and orange construction
paper. Cut two body shapes from purple paper. Punch holes
in body shapes at dots indicated on pattern. Glue blue wings
to top of folded bag with edges meeting in the center. Glue
orange wings to bottom of bag front with edges meeting in
3. Glue green yarn around edges of blue wings with ends at
center. Glue pink yarn around edges of orange wings with ends
at center. Glue yellow yarn around rounded edges of body pieces
with ends glued to the back.
4. Glue a pair of matching buttons to center of blue wings.
Fold a 12” piece of chenille stem in half and bend ends
to make antennae. Glue center of antennae to top of bag between
wings. Cut two 2” pieces from remaining chenille stem.
Fold pieces in half and insert ends through holes in remaining
5. Insert ends of 2” chenille stem pieces through holes
in body pieces and twist ends together in back (leave space
between button and body). Fill bag with goodies. To close
bag, wrap a piece of turquoise yarn around buttons and tie
into a bow in center.
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