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Make butterfly decorations

Butterfly decorations hanging on a white tree - Make butterfly decorations - Craft -

You will need

● Fimo air-dry or oven-hardening modelling material in white
● Metal butterfly cookie cutter (if you don't have one you can use the template below for a guide)
● Rolling pin
● Medium knitting needle
● Oddments of fine printed cotton fabrics

To make

Roll out the Fimo to about 6mm thick and cut out butterfly shapes. Use the knitting needle to make a hole through the centre top of each butterfly. Follow instructions on Fimo packet to bake the shapes or air dry. For a more colourful arrangement, decorate the butterflies with acrylic paint.

Cut strips of fabric 1cm x 20cm. When butterflies are hard or completely dry, thread the fabric strips through the holes and knot the ends.

Fimo Soft, £2.29, Hobbycraft.

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