I drew both sets of these angel wing patterns for use in an angel gnome and wanted to share them so everyone can make one of these cuties.
Supplies Needed for Angel Wings
- one or both of the angel wing patterns
- light cardboard
- minky or plush fur fabric (about an 1/8th of a yard)
- pen, Exacto knife, scissors
- hot glue gun and glue sticks
Instructions to Make Angel Wings
- Print the pattern and trace onto light cardboard. Cut out the cardboard angel wings.
- Trace the cardboard cutout onto the back of the minky or plush fur fabric (onto the fabric backing) TWICE. Cut both out with an Exacto knife, taking care to only cut the fabric backing and not the fur.
- Lay one of the wings plush fur side down, add hot glue at the top portion of one side of the wings, and place the cardboard cutout on top. Continue until the cardboard is firmly affixed.
- Add glue to the cardboard and affix the second fur cutout.
- Trim the fur in the center of the wings to its fabric backing, taking care not to cut the cardboard. Place a generous portion of hot glue into the cutout section to affix the wings.
- Optional: if you want the wings to bend, place a wire onto the cardboard before the second fur piece goes on.