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Butterfly & Turtle Puppets

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores
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Description

Supplies & Tools:
BUTTERFLY
  • 9"x12" felt, 1 each: black, orange, gold, fuchsia, shocking pink
  • 1/2" pompoms, 2 each: orange, black
  • Tacky glue
  • Black stretch glove
  • Pencil or pen
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Turtle
  • 9"x12" felt, 1 each: walnut brown,
  • goldenrod, pirate green, apple green, neon green
  • Fiberfill
  • Tacky glue
  • Brown stretch glove
  • Scissors
  • Ruler

Directions:
1. Cut 8"x6" butterfly shape from orange felt. To make the shape, draw a large X, outline it, then round all the edges.

2. Cut black felt butterfly 3/8", smaller all around.

3. Repeat with gold, 1/4" smaller all around.

4. Layer and glue.

5. Glue teardrop shapes of shocking pink.

6. Cut 6"x1 3/4" body shape; decorate with narrow stripes of felt. Glue body to center of glove; making a fold for the last 1/2" of the neck on top of middle finger.

7. Cut two fuchsia ovals 2"x2 1/2" for the head.

8. Cut four black 2"x1/4" strips for antennae; glue in pairs between the head sections.

9. Add pompoms to antennae and use for eyes. Add felt smile. Glue head from step 7 to fold.

TURTLE

  • 9"x12" felt, 1 each: walnut brown,
  • goldenrod, pirate green, apple green, neon green
  • Fiberfill
  • Tacky glue
  • Brown stretch glove
  • Scissors
  • Ruler

DIRECTIONS:
1. For shell, cut 6"x7" ovals from pirate green & brown felt.

2. Cut random rounded square shapes from greens and golden rod.

3. Layer & glue squares on top of the brown shell.

4. Layer 2 green felt pieces & glue. Cut 2" semi-circle for head, a small tail & four 2"x1 1/2" legs.

5. Glue head, legs & tail under top shell.

6. Glue edge of shell top to bottom shell. Allow to dry.

7. Stuff with fiberfill. Glue other half of shell.

8. Glue to glove.

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