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Cotton pad - an unusual material for crafts
Cotton pad - an unusual material for crafts

Do-it-yourself decorative items made of cotton wool can be an amazing masterpiece. In addition, they are so simple that even a preschooler can handle them with little supervision from adults. The article presents to your attention master classes in which a cotton pad is used.

Craft "Lamb"

Materials and necessary tools:

  • hygienic cotton pads;
  • colored felt fabric;
  • thin laces;
  • cotton threads;
  • sewing needles;
  • stapler;
  • scissors.

Wadded pads are best purchased in a large pack, you can use the cheapest ones.

Execution technique

The cotton pad needs to be bent in half twice and fixed in this form with a stapler. Thus, prepare 15 blanks. String all cooked quarters on a strong white thread. Tighten the thread tightly, tie. Spread the disks to make a ball. Attach the string, then the craft can be hung.

cotton pad

Muzzle lamb cut ovalfrom felt fabric. Bend the horns out of the wire and sew them with threads from the inside of the muzzle. From beads and beads, collect the ears and eyes of the ram.

Calla cotton pads

Cotton pads are an excellent material for creating flowers. For this craft you will need the following materials:

  • several cotton pads;
  • cotton buds;
  • cocktail tubes;
  • yellow felt-tip pen, marker;
  • fast setting adhesive.

cotton pads

Step-by-step instructions for making crafts:

  1. It is necessary to start making a flower from the middle, for this, paint one end of a cotton swab with a marker (felt-tip pen) of a bright yellow hue.
  2. Insert the other end of the stick into the cocktail tube, the colored part should remain outside the tube.
  3. Wrap the tube with a stick with a cotton pad so that the yellow center peeks out of the petal, like a real calla.
  4. Gently fasten the petal with glue. It is important that the glue does not show through anywhere and does not stain the flower, otherwise the craft will look messy.
  5. This way you can make several flowers and make a bouquet. It will be beautiful if you wrap it with a sheet of green corrugated paper.
  6. You can stick a bouquet to paper, you get an applique. This technique will make the greeting card beautiful and original.

Christmas tree cotton

Very often cotton pads are used to create fabulous trees. DIY crafts are easy to do, you just need to stock uppatience. To make crafts, you will need the following materials:

  • cotton pads - one or more packages, depending on the size of the craft;
  • not very thick cardboard, you can polypropylene;
  • pins, glue.

Wadding pad is a malleable material that is easy to find in any store.

Creation steps

If a polypropylene cone is used as a base, then each circle is folded and fixed on the base with ordinary tailor pins. Until the entire cone is filled.

DIY cotton pads

If you use cardboard as a base, then you need to roll a cone out of it. Fasten with a stapler, cut off the excess so that the cone can be placed. Cotton circles are attached to the cardboard base with glue. But before that, they need to be folded several times and secured in this position with a thread. The Christmas tree can be decorated with beads, glitter.

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Material base:

  • cardboard cone;
  • hygienic cotton pads;
  • green paint - watercolor or gouache diluted in water;
  • shine;
  • super glue.

Execution technique

  1. Moisten the edge of each disc with diluted paint and dry.
  2. We attach the dyed blanks of cotton wool to the cone with superglue. Start at the base, finish at the top.
  3. Decorate the resulting craft with glitter, bows, beads.
master class from cotton pads

Master class: craft "Christmas tree" on a skewer


  • wooden skewer;
  • cotton pad;
  • mother-of-pearl bead.

Production technology

  1. Cut cotton pads to make circles from largest to smallest, like a children's pyramid.
  2. String blanks on a wooden skewer and fasten the bead on the top.
  3. Decorate the Christmas tree however you like.

Craft from cotton pads "Angel"

How to make cotton pads, many people represent, but it's easier to buy them in the store. Here are the materials you will need for this craft:

  • several cotton pads;
  • white threads;
  • superglue;
  • pearl color beads;
  • scissors.

Master class from cotton pads

  1. The work of making the head begins. Divide the cotton pad into two. "Whip" cotton wool and roll into a ball.
  2. Put this lump in the middle of the other half of the disc. Wrap and secure with white thread. Thus, we get a ball - this will be the head of the product.
  3. For the body in a cotton pad, wrap the head of an angel, as if swaddled, and glue it with glue.
  4. The next step is the wings. To do this, fold the cotton pad in half and cut the edge in waves. Then cut this disc into two. The result is two wings.
  5. You can make other wings by cutting them out with a stencil.
  6. Glue the back of the angel with glue and press the wings.
  7. From two quarters of cottonroll two "packets" of the disk and fix with glue. These will be the hands of an angel. Glue a bead into each bag. Fix the handles on the body with glue.
  8. Behind the back of the angel, attach a loop of wire and bend it in the form of a halo.
  9. Decorate the angel with beads.
how to make cotton pads

Decorations from cotton pads look very gentle and touching. They can be used as a decoration of your own home, as a gift or a souvenir to family and friends. Especially such a gift will please parents, grandparents, if the child makes them with his own hands.

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