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By Ann Winberg from Loup City, NE
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I would like to make round hand fans to cover with fabric. I'm having a hard time finding the right sizes, ex. 9, 10, 11, or or 12 inch round cardboard cutouts with or without handles. I can purchase those separately and attach them myself. Has anyone ever ordered round cardstock ?
By Mamie from Kingston, TN
The only things I can think of that are precut and round, are the card stock that bakers use under cakes. If you have a restaurant supply store near you, you may find these available. A thinner cardboard round is the tops that are put on top of tin pans used for carry out food. Also, available at a restaurant supply store. For handles, I suggest tongue depressors that are available online from a manufacturer in Maine, Solon, Inc.
I agree with jobellecollie. Both can be purchased at a good craft store.
Use any card stock and use an up-side-down bowl to round off the corners. After you get one done, you can use that one for a pattern to make the rest. I made 50 fans this past spring for my church and made my own template .
This is a page about making a crocheted fan. You can use this same pattern to make a pin, or barrette by changing the size.
Four inch wide lace, ribbons in your choice of colors, and embellishments to suit the decor or occasion, are transformed into these delicate lace fans. They are perfect of adding to a gift or using as party favors.
A simple paper plate, coloring and sticker craft for young hands to create a cooling fan. This is a page about how to make a paper plate fan.
This is a page about making a hand shaped paper fan. This unique paper fan is made in the shape of your hand.
This is a page about making a paper rose fan. You will enjoy making this pretty paper fan as much as you will using it.
This is a page about making a paper fan. Many of us have made quick folded paper fans as children. Now you can make a pretty upscaled one for yourself or to give as a gift.
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I would like to make the ladies of our church some hand-held fans. Does anyone know how?