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How to make a toy cat-pompon out of wool yarn

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If you look at this crumb-kitten, the similarity with a large fluffy ball of feline is clear! You can create a kitten made out of balls of yarn easily with these steps. Wool threads Cardboard Scissors Pieces of nylon stockings Padding polyester or cotton On top of children's hats, pompons are used as decorations. Pompons are round, fluffy balls. We'll try to made a kitten from such a soft and round pompom. There are two threads of yarn which color is the best for a kitten. To make a ball of yarn, use two cardboard circles with a ...

How to make a beaded snowdrop

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Snowdrops are all associated with spring. These delicate flowers can bring spring spirit into every home. Color (blue, green and yellow) beads Thin copper wire - must pass once through the holes in beads; one snowdrop take about 6.5 ft (2 meters) Thicker wire for the stem Green thread Any colorless varnish Let´s start with the creation of the corolla. Cut the 15 inches (40 cm) wire and put on it 6 blue beads. Arrange them in 2.8 inches (7 cm) from one end and twist one loop. At the long end, put 132 blue beads. Of course, you may not ...

How to make a stained glass bottle with paint colors and contours

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Today´s stores offer customers a wide range of souvenirs, gifts and exclusive items that can complement and enrich any interior. As a rule, the price of handmade souvenirs are not low. Moreover, often need to spend a lot of time to find the object that fits in the color scheme of a room. You can save your time and money to decorate the interior painted bottles of own production. This will not just souvenir bottles, gathering dust on the shelves. Very functional, they will serve as beautiful and practical container for wine, olive oil and other food products. They will be the focus of guests gathered at your ...

How to make a seal using origami

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Today we will continue the marine origami theme. These are steps to make a seal using the ready unit "fish". The completed fish unit. Table or any flat surface. Place the fish unit on table. Fold the figure along the longitudinal center line. Bend the back fin, it should be parallel to the center line. Take about 1 inches (3 cm) apart and mark the fold. Make 0.8 inches (2 cm) fold on the right acute angle. Bend the tip of the corner according the fold line and bend it back up to the top corner. Bend the torso of your ...

How to make a sparrow using origami

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This is a continuation of a series of figures in making simple origami. Square sheet of white paper. Table Take a square sheet of paper and fold it diagonally. Now fold the sheet diagonally. Draw a second line in about two inches from the horizontal line. Grasp the top corners of the sheet and bend along the intended line. The vertical center line must have two symmetrical halves. Fold back one half and bend to an angle of approximately 30 degrees to the horizontal portion of the figure. Create a ...

How to make a crane using origami

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Today we will make a popular figure in the art of origami - a crane. This is a most common and well beloved of all artists all over the world. In Japanese it is called the crane and in  Chinese simply "bird". A sheet of white paper. Scissors and pencil. Take your scissors and cut out a square piece of paper. Bend it diagonally to create a triangle. Fold the paper in half again, aligning the sides. You will be have a triangle again, only smaller. Hold the top right corner of the triangle, bend it and match with the left corner of the ...

How to make a flower using origami

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Today we will make a more complex figure in the art of origami. This is an origami flower. Square sheet of paper. Flat work surface. Take a square sheet of paper and fold it diagonally. Then fold the paper on the second diagonal section. Then fold the figure in half. Now fold the figure into a double triangle. Take the two bottom corners and align with the upper corner as shown on the picture. Make a second double triangle and align with the first figure. You should do this several times until ...

How to make a fish carp using origami

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Today we will make a fish carp using the basic origami "fish" unit. Piece of paper. Scissors and pencil. Origami "fish" unit. Use the fish module and bend one corner of the diamond to a horizontal line connecting the two corners as shown on picture. Fold in two symmetrical halves in a diagonal line. Bend the lateral leaflets fins. Tuck into the corner of the tip, it will be the tip of the long head of your fish. Bend the corners in the direction the fish's tail. Spread the fins open and then the tail. Your origami carp ...

How to make an origami sailboat

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The word "origami" when translated from Japanese means "folded paper." This art of paper folding began in ancient Japan not in China as most people think. This is paper art that simultaneously appeared after the invention of paper. Today we continue the tradition of origami by making this paper sailboat. Sheet of paper. Scissors, ruler, pencil. Take a basic form of "double triangle". Fold the upper portion of the triangle, align top point of the triangle with its base and mark the fold line. Bend the top part of a ...

How to make a fish using origami

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This continues the series of articles using modular origami. Origami "fish" unit. Flat work surface. Take the "fish" unit and place the unit horizontally on a flat surface. Turn the unit on its the back side. Mark the fold line about three inches from the vertical centerline. Bend the right corner accordingly fold line. Now fold the two halves together along the longitudinal center line, follow the figure shown. Bend the side fin and fold it again on the new fold line drawn at the edge of the fin of the ...