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Aluminium Foil Fashion Design

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aluminium foil dolls clothes
Ready for the runway


Got a budding fashion designer? Or maybe you just need something cheap and fun to do indoors on a rainy day? Making outfits and accessories for dolls and toys out of aluminium foil is loads of fun, doesn't take any preparation time and makes no mess.

Time: No preparation time needed
Age: Under 5's
Level: Easy

Materials
Aluminium foil
Doll or soft toy to dress



foil fashion design
Ready for fashion design


Method
Simply wrap foil around the doll (e.g. around the feet to make shoes) and scrunch or twist into place



aluminium foil fashion design
Spacegirl Phoebe


Try folding a piece into double thickness to get a thicker and stronger 'fabric'
Fold foil into long strips to make straps, headbands or bracelets. These can be fixed onto the doll just by twisting the ends together



foil fashion design
Fold rectangles of foil to get strong straps


Pleat a long rectangle of foil into a concertina to make a skirt. Wrap around the doll and squeeze the foil at the waist. Wrap a foil belt around and twist the ends to secure.



foil fashion design
Fold a rectangle into a concertina to make a skirt




alu foil outfit
Phoebe ready to party


Try gluing on buttons or feathers for some jazzy outfits

You could make hats, headbands, shoes, dresses - let your imagination go wild!

Let us know what you make in the comments section and post a photograph of your favourite creation.

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