Hand-Fan and Slide-lid Box
also for ffd011b 12"-14" doll scale
Required tools and
X-acto knife and fresh
A 1/16" paper
hole punch, but not a requirement
A thin metal
straight-edge ruler. Make fold lines by pressing
against edge of the ruler.
white craft glue that dries clear
Small piece of aluminum
foil to use as a glue pot
Small artist's paint brush to
1. Pull off
three long strand of the embroidery floss and set
aside. Cut the remaining piece into 3, 2"
lengths. Note: for doll scale make the strands a
2. Fold the
three lengths in half and pinch into the black
binder clip. The folded center should be exposed.
3. Take one of the
long strands and tie together at the center of the
fold. It is easier to handle if you thread it with
the needle and then do the work.
4. Now take the
rest of the threaded strand and tie around the
bundle to make a tassel head.
5. Take the toothpick
and use it to separate and untwist the strands.
6. Snip the
bottom ends of the tassel to make a nice clean
7. Cut out eight
of the paddles. If you have a 1/16" paper hole
punch, then punch out the hole at the base of each
paddle. Otherwise, use a blade tool to cut the
8. Stack the paddles.
Use the toothpick to guide the strand found at the
top of the head of the tassel through the holes.
9. Tie the two ends
10. Clip the paddles
together with the binder clip. Use a piece of
cardboard to protect the paddles against the binder
clip. Thread one of the long strands on a needle and
sew paddles together fairly tightly. The point is to
make it tight enough that when you open the fan it
will stay open, but loose enough that you can open
11. There is a
guide on the kit to show you how far to open the
12. To make the
slide-lid fan box, cut out the 3 pieces. Take the
cover, fold as shown and glue long tab to the inner
blank surface. Use the slender artist's paint brush
to apply the glue evenly.
13. Take the box piece
and fold as shown.
14. Use glue the
corner tabs to the inner blank surface of the box.
Take the tweezers and pinch the corners for a good
15. There is a loose
panel on each box side. These are linings for the
box sides. Fold down, and glue into place inside the
16. The last piece is
the rectangle to be used as the bottom lining. Glue