Friday, February 28, 2014

Craft Project: Blue Fairy Fan


I used the Fan Card template from Mirkwood Designs, with a few tweaks, to make this pretty fan for my friend Teejay's birthday last year. It was a little fussy to make but it turned out quite well. I found the tassel at Hobby Lobby where they sell the drapery trims. I'm pretty sure that I also bought the ribbon to connect the blades there as well. It's been a while since I made this so I don't remember exactly how I assembled the fan but I seem to recall that I did have to make some adjustments to the instructions on the Mirkwood site.

Here are the graphics that I made for the fronts and backs of the fan blades:





You can download the full-size images HERE.

I had a sparkly gold gift card box that I'd saved from Christmas and it was the perfect size for wrapping the fan. I made this matching gift card to go on top of the box: 



This is how I wrapped the fan: 



6 comments:

  1. Just found your site. Can't wait to try your patterns. The hard part is deciding which one to do first. THANK YOU!!!!

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  2. BEAUTIFUL! thank you for sharing!

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  3. Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful patterns.

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