By Patty Cox
9” x 12” heavy weight construction paper: white, green
Texturing Plate; leaves
KidZorstm edger scissors; worm
- glue stick
1. Tape the edges of white heavyweight construction
paper on leaves texturing plate. Rub texturing tool in small
circular motions over paper surface to emboss leaves on paper.
Texture a 51/2” square area (the size of the texture
plate). Tape green paper on leaves texture plate. Rub texture
on paper. Set green textured paper aside until you reach step
2. Trim white paper to a 53/8” square. Put glue on back
and adhere square on green construction paper. Trim edges
1/8” larger all around.
3. Put glue on back, adhere square on white construction paper.
Cut edges about 1/4” larger all around using worm edger
4. Put adhesive on edged square back. Adhere square on green
construction paper. Trim edges about 1/8” larger all
5. Fold a sheet of green construction paper in half and then
in half again. Take the palm leaf pattern and cut out and
place on paer. Trace. Cut out - creating 4 pal m leaves. Using
pattern cut 4 traingles from scraps of green paper. Position
leaves and triangles on square left at step 4 and glue on.
6. Optional Hanger: Tie a blade of raffia about 1” from
each end of cinnamon stick, leaving 8” tails. Tie another
blade of raffia over one knot. Repeat on other side with another
blade of raffia. To coil the long tails, wet tails with water.
Wrap each set of tails around a pencil. Let dry. glue shells
and coconut buttons on raffia. Tape the two 8” raffia
blades to quilt back.
x 12” construction paper
Fiskars® Texturing Plate; leaves, Texturing Tool, paper
KidZorstm edger scissors
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