Fold the 6” of wired ribbon in half lengthwise with
the right sides together. About ¼” away from the raw edges, sew a
running stitch across the ribbons through double thicknesses. Pull
thread to gather and tie a secure knot to hold. Cut off excess thread
and turn ribbon right side out.
Tie the sheer ribbon into a bow for the wings. Place
the gathered wired ribbon on the center top of the wings and glue in
You have different options for the angel’s head. You
can use a 1” wooden ball or ball knob and paint it with a flesh colored
acrylic paint or leave it unfinished. For the wooden ball/ball knob, use
the end of a paintbrush to paint dip dot eyes with black acrylic paint.
Use the end of the paintbrush to make dip dot hearts
with the pink acrylic paint for cheeks. Let dry. Glue head onto the top
of the ribbon and wings.
Or you can use a 25mm shiny glass ornament ball for
the head. If you plan to make an ornament, glue the ornament with the
cap in place on the top. For the pin, you can remove the cap and glue
the ball upside down.
Tie a small bow with either ¼” or 1/8” satin ribbon
and glue below the angel’s head.
Take the tinsel stem and twist into a circle for a
halo. You can leave a little stem to glue to the back of the head so
that the halo sits above the head.
If you are making a pin, glue the pin back behind the