Boy's Day Carp

Supplies

1 qty. 6” x 7” red felt 77676619

2 qty. 20mm moving eyes

1 qty. 1.5” plastic bone ring 77608307

18” ” satin ribbon (color of choice)

Gold acrylic paint 77625640

 

Tools

Scissors

Small piece of sponge

Pencil/pen ruler

 Low temp. glue gun & glue sticks

 

 

Directions

Fold the 6” x 7” felt lengthwise. Trace and cut out pieces from felt according to the patterns.

 

Take the small piece of sponge and dab on the gold acrylic paint onto the fish’s body. Let dry.

 

Glue the upper edges of the fish (see pattern) together. Push the plastic bone ring into the mouth opening of the fish about ” in and fold the edge of the felt over the ring. Carefully glue the folded edge over the ring so that ring is inside the felt.

 

Cut the ribbon into 3 even strips (about 6” long for each). Glue each end of each ribbon inside the fish’s mouth about ” from the edge, making sure to evenly space out the ribbons. Tie the opposite ends of all the ribbons into a knot. This will be the hanger.

 

Glue the fin’s onto the lower part of the fish’s body on each side. Glue the eyes onto each side of the fish’s head

 

 

 

2008 Ben Franklin Crafts, Inc.

 

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