Girl's Day Pin


1” x 1” Flesh Foamie

1” x 1” Black Foamie

2” x 1” Washi Paper for body

2” x 2” Washi Paper for sleeves

1” x ” Washi Paper for collar

2” x 2” Origami Paper for fan

3” of 1/8” satin ribbon

3” of Needleloft cord for obi

Black Acrylic paint

Thin handle paintbrush

Flower bead (Sazzy) or similar

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Low Temp glue gun & glue sticks









Trace and cut out pieces from foamie according to the patterns.

Position black hairpiece over face piece. Glue in place. Dip the end of the thin paintbrush into the black acrylic paint and paint “dip-dot” eyes onto the face. Set aside to dry.

Fold the 2” x 1” piece of washi paper into third so that you end up with a piece ” x 1” in size. This is for the body.

Fold the ” x 1” washi paper in half lengthwise with the print on the inside. Align the strip to the top edge of the body, with ” extending on the left side and the longer edge to the right. Glue in place. Fold the left edge of the strip onto the body at a slight angle. Fold the longer right side of the strip diagonally over the body. This should form the kimono collar. Glue strip ends in place.

Take the 2” x 2” washi paper and fold over all edges 1/8” to the wrong side, lightly glue in place. Fold the strip in half, creating a 1” x ” piece. This is the kimono sleeve.

Position the head on top of the body at an upturned angle and glue in place. Place the sleeve at an upturned angle on the body and glue in place.

Fold the 2” x 2” origami paper in half, so that the piece is 1” x 2”. Fan fold the origami paper the 2” length. Glue one end together to form a fan shape. Tie a small bow with the 1/8” ribbon and glue to the gathered end of the fan. Position fan onto the sleeve, slightly covering the face. Glue in place.

Tie a double knot with the Needleloft cord. Trim excess and glue onto the body at the back of the sleeve. Glue a flower or flower bead to the girl’s head. Glue the pin back behind the body.

2007 Ben Franklin Crafts, Inc.


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