Making the Clothes
- The dress
Cut an 8" x 6 1/2" piece of washi paper for the dress. Hand tear along the dotted lines.
Arrange the cut pieces as shown and glue together along the pink areas.
Cut 2 x 1 3/4" square pieces for the sleeves.
Glue on pink area, make a tube, then slide over arm. Secure on the shoulder. Glue on blue areas of the dress, drape over the body and press into position. Let it dry.
- Building the arms
Making the hat
Hand tear a 3" diameter circle. Glue it to the top 1/3 of head.
- Making the hat
Drape down the rim and shape it.
Cut an 8" x 1" strip for the hat band. Crumble it between your palms, then straighten it out. Tie around the hat and secure with glue.
- Hat ribbon
Use a 2" styrofoam ball and trim it to a shape you like. Cover it with coloured Washi paper. As an alternative, you could use plastic caps or little medicine measuring cups and cover them with paper instead. Use a Washi paper covered wire for the handle and pieces of chop sticks for the spout and cover them with Washi paper.
A Finished Example
- Finished example
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