Fabric Folding Fan Tutorial

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#1 WARPAINTandUnicorns on 14 years ago

This Tutorial is based on the double sided fabric fans I made for a future Carian cosplay from Magna Carta
If you don&#8217;t need to make a double sided fan I highly recommend you don&#8217;t since it gave me so much grief even more then the stain glass dragon wings in my gallery >_<

I xss=removed>_<

If xss=removed>_&lt;) Now that it&#8217;s laid out correctly you glue the two outside spokes to the fabric with a thin layer of Epoxy glue and let dry.

FINAL your done!!!!!!!
My double sided fabric fans with decals on both sides finished.

Few o.O that was intense to write out >__&lt;

So If you can not tell, if you can buy your fan then do so!!!!
pretty cheap!

#2 MortalWombat on 14 years ago


#3 Sarah_Chan16 on 13 years ago

Thank U Soo Much This Will Help Me Sooo Much!!!! I Made A Life Sized Temari Fan And I Couldn't Really Figure Out How To Put The Fabric On. So I Guess It Doesn't Look Bad But It Could Lookk Tooooons Better!!!!! This Will Help Me So Much Thankies Again!!!!*glomp*

#4 lilyun5368 on 13 years ago

thank u so much!!!

#5 MajesticLunacy on 12 years ago

Thank you so much for this tutorial! As soon as I have the money for a large base, I'm making one.

I was thinking- hypothetically, the same technique should work for re-covering a paper parasol, correct?

#6 WARPAINTandUnicorns on 12 years ago

Correct although the fabric would end up being thicker then the paper so I might no close as properly or completely.

#7 Mii-chan on 11 years ago

Thanks so much! This is going to come in handy for future cosplays. n_n

#8 OniXIII on 10 years ago

Ok im still confused on what you use for the actual fan part

but um, very extremely amazingly helpful
my design wink

#9 WARPAINTandUnicorns on 10 years ago

I used a light weight canvas and painted it black with watered down acrylic, however you can used whaterever fabric you want that you can take an iron too.

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