Advice 1: How to make angel wings

The angel costume is unthinkable without the main attribute of the angelic appearance, the two white wings behind his back. These wings are available in specialized stores, but you can make them yourself, to find the optimal for your suit size and shape of the wings. There are several ways of making angel wings, and they may have a different view of fluffy or transparent, flat or three-dimensional. Select the desired method, depending on what art materials you have.
How to make angel wings
You will need
  • For the wings on a cardboard base:
  • - cardboard;
  • white paper or cloth;
  • - PVA glue and brush;
  • - gum (about 1 m);
  • - sintepon;
  • - feathers: feathers/white tissue paper/white fur/feather boa/white silk and thin wire/white satin.
  • The wings on the frame basis:
  • - wire frame;
  • white nylon tights or sheer tulle;
  • - needle and thread;
  • - elastic band.
  • - a pair of scissors.
The wings on a cardboard base. Determine the optimal size and shape of angel wings using measurements of the figure. You can directly on the figure draw the curve of the wing, attaching thereto a sheet of paper. Consider what appearance they will have when you look at the person in front.
Cut according to the obtained patterns of the two wings of the same item of cardboard. Glue the cardboard with white paper or cloth.
On the inner side of the wings firmly glue or sew two elastics (the type of shoulder straps of a backpack) at a distance of the width of the back from each other so that the wings can be easy to wear. The point of attachment of the straps mask with white paper.
Then apply one or two layers of batting. Cut out detail with a large seam allowance on all sides, glue it to a cardboard base and then cut out the wings along the contour, cutting off the excess batting – so the edges of the wings will be smooth.
On top of the batting stick large feathers, but if not, then torn into small pieces white napkins. There is an option to glue the wings of white fluffy fur with a long NAP. Also ideal for gluing angel wings white feather boa.
There are economical and very effective way of making feathers for inner wings. Take white silk (natural or artificial), and cut out the strips according to the size of the feathers you need. Puff on the fabric at the edges of the strips, making a fluffy fringe. Glue thin wire silk. You need to do two or three layers of these strips for each pen.
Also feathers can be made of shiny satin, cut it into small rectangles with rounded corners and fanning the edges with a lighter to the fabric fell. Neatly sewn rows such shiny feathers look amazing.
Sheer wings on wire frame. Made these wings made of thick wire and white transparent fabric type tulle or white nylon stockings.
Form wire the two wings of an angel. Loop the wire at the point of junction of the two wings to make the form of "eight". Secure the wire ends with duct tape.
Pull the wings are white nylon tights large size – one "kolgotina" on each wing. If you are using tulle, wrap the frame with fabric panel wings along the contour, capturing the wire in the seam and then cut off the excess fabric. Make a wide elastic band or satin belt mounting wings as described in claim 3.

Advice 2 : How to make wings with their hands

The New year can realize the most daring dreams of the children and to create a unique masquerade garb at home. If your child dreams of becoming a fairy, an angel, a butterfly on a holiday, make beautiful costume will not be too difficult. The main question may be how to make wings with their hands, so they kept shape and looked quite impressive.
How to make wings with their hands, source:


The wings are made of fabric

The easiest way is to buy wings at the store and to decorate ready made suit. However, love made crafts will never compare with the product of mass production. Make the wings with your hands can be a very simple way. Buy a small piece of beautiful nylon, cut and sew one of the wide tape. The edges of the part gently and quickly sear so that the slices do not crumble, then form a bow and attach the wings on the back of costumes.

Wings out of stockings and wire

A little imagination – and can home make the wings improvised. You will need womens nylon stockings corresponding tone lurex and flexible wire. Bend the frame in the form of drops, loop the wire ends, make a second detail on the model and connect the elements.

If you are a craft angel wings, one pair is enough, while the fairy wings or butterfly wings (as an option – dragonflies) will require tie down has two parts a smaller size. Keep doing wings with your own hands: stretch the frames in the stocking, remove with scissors the excess fabric. The ends of the nylon tie tight. The center of the product lock is quite wide, elegant ribbon of the right color.

Angel wings from real feathers

Purchase a sufficient number of white tail feathers and downy feathers, which are sold in the departments of art supplies, online stores. Cut out the plastic covers stationery folder a couple of angel wings and the pattern – two pairs of parts of a white fabric.

The edges of the plastic products put on the glue "Moment-crystal" wire in the insulation, after which the two sides of the wings glue the fabric workpiece. Lubricating "in the Moment" rods tail feathers, charge the tip in a cloth and lay them closely in several rows from the "face" and the inside of the wings. On top of the glue layer of fluff.

Useful tip: attach the wings to the dress (shirt) angel is with the help of Velcro, sewn to the underside of the product and the back of the clothes, as well as copper wire, wrapped in a white fluffy material. Tape the wire ends to the underside of the wings, the opposite edge of the lock the shoulder seams of the suit.

Note: always use the shoulder pads out of foam rubber, so as not to injure the young owner of a fancy vestments!

Make the feathers out of the thread

If you decided to make angel wings with your hands, but to get these feathers did not work, come to the aid of white threads iris embroidery. Cut into billets with a length of 12-15 cm of stiff wire. Soak the thread in white glue and tightly wrap her skeleton pen the first one, then the other side. Tie a strong knot and cut off the unnecessary "tail".

Cut the thread of the workpiece 10 cm in length and each tie to the wire, forming a pen. Preparing the right amount of feathers, completely soak them in a mixture of two parts PVA glue and one part water. Gently comb out billet comb, put on a horizontal surface (with film!) and dry. The dried threads are cut with scissors to make a homemade feathers resembled in appearance the real.

Useful tip: if you want to give natural cotton Peru, part of the preparations spread over the inverted top of the bottom of the pelvis – the product will accept a slightly curved shape.

Learn the optimal way of modelling fancy-wings, and you have wonderful children "angels", "fairies, butterflies, and other winged fantasy creatures.


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