How to construct wings using coat hangers as the structure, garden wire as the interior detail, and cellophane as the covering. I like the cellophane, maybe try to have some more opaque cellophane in the middle (or wax paper, tissue paper, etc.) to keep the wings white. or could do different color opaque layers in different panels, if I'm going for that look. The iridescent cellophane looks a little shiny and strongly colored, so will see if an opaque layer helps
They are made from green polyester organza and amber orange rayon chiffon sewn over a heavy duty 12 gauge bailing wire frame. The edges of the fabric have been burnt and singed to give them that ethereal quality. Seed beads have been hand sewn along the veins and glass bead detail has been added to the back. The tips of the wings are finished with coiled wire and green glass beads. They comfortably attach around the arms with elastic. The wire frame is fully bendable and can be adjusted
Between characters like Tinkerbell from Peter Pan, Puck from A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Cosmo and Wanda from The Fairly Oddparents, there are few magical images quite as pervasive in popular culture as the fairy. And while there's not a way to actually sprout fairy wings (at least, not as a far as we know . . .), Halloween offers the perfect opportunity to jump into your favorite (literal) fairy tales. Check out the slideshow of incredible looks from our favorite Instagram makeup mavens.