Paper Wedding Crafts: DIY Fans
Beginner | 21 min 7 sec
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In this class, Lia shows crafters how to make scalloped, frilly paper fans that are perfect for a wedding day or backyard party. Lia shares two ways to make fans – a fold-up version made with a Cricut Explore cutting machine, and a version that is made by hand with paper punches and a scoring tool. Both versions are made using pretty paper and simple fold-and-glue techniques.
Here’s what you’ll need:
Materials for Cricut Fans:
  • Cricut Explore cutting machine
  • Cricut tools - scoring
  • scraper
  • spatula
  • and pick
  • Cricut light-grip mat (blue)
  • White twine or baker’s twine
  • ¼”-wide pink elastic
  • Large-eyed craft needle
  • Adhesive dot roller
  • Jumbo popsicle sticks
  • Sharp scissors
  • Hot glue gun
  • 8 ½” x 11” metallic text-weight paper in champagne/coral/nude (you will need 2 sheets for foldable fans; 5 sheets for larger decorative fans)
  • fan templates (see PDF for links to artwork)
Materials for Non-Cricut Fans:
  • Drafting triangle
  • Yard stick
  • 18” straight-edge ruler
  • Scotch Tape
  • Edge punch with lace finish
  • 2” circle punch
  • 1/8” hole punch
  • Scoring tool or bone folder
  • X-acto knife and cutting mat
  • White twine or baker’s twine
  • Large-eyed craft needle
  • Roll of 30” wide high-quality gift wrap
  • Jumbo popsicle sticks
  • Sharp scissors
  • Hot glue gun
  • ¼”-wide ribbon
Downloads:
Learn how to:
  • Cut and score using Cricut Explore
  • Cut paper with a punch
  • Score paper with a bone folder
  • Glue and assemble fans
 
What you’ll get:
  • Easy-to-follow class by well-known designer Lia Griffith, teaching how to make gorgeous decorative paper fans
  • 5 HD video lessons you can access online anywhere, anytime
  • Step-by-step instruction and downloadable PDF included
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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It wouldn't let me download the patterns
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Karen Guarnieri
just what I was looking for Will be making them for my son"s wedding favor
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