Looking for a fun project to make with the kids in an afternoon? This Water Floss Fairy is part of a set of 3 different fairies that are simple to make. All the felt and vinyl is cut on the Cricut Maker, and then you put it all together to make a sweet fairy in her own little fairy pocket!
To make the floss fairy, you’ll need all the supplies listed in the instructions in Cricut Design Space.
Cut out all your pieces on the mats as indicated.
Cut the pipe cleaner. Fold the longer piece in half.
I’m using a slightly smaller bead, which has a fairly small hole. To make it easier to push the pipe cleaner in, I pulled out some of the pipe cleaner fluff from the top. The twisted wire then easily fit into the bead. Secure with glue.
Twist on the arms.
Tie your “skin colored” floss to the middle. I chose white because I’m using a faux pearl bead. You can use whatever color you desire.
If you have pipe cleaner fuzz, sticking out, now is the time to tuck it under with the thread. This take s little practice.
When you get to an end, fold the end over, then wrap it tight. Add a drop of glue to keep it secure.
Wrap the whole body.
Wrap the hair colors around two fingers. When you have enough, tie a piece of floss tightly in the middle.
Fold in half on the line it was tied, and trim the floss to make it a uniform length.
Add the heat-transfer glitter vinyl to the wings.
Glue on the skirt and wings. Allow to cool and dry.
Whipstitch the pouch together while you’re waiting for the glue to set.
Add on the eyes. I lifted and placed them with tweezers, but tansfer tape is another option.
Glue the hair on top.
Your Water Floss Fairy is complete!
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