How to make a Swan Lake headpiece

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How to make a Swan Lake headpiece
Use white feathers to create a Swan Lake headpiece. (Hemera Technologies/ Images)

Swan Lake, a majestic ballet performance, involves the story of a prince who falls in love with a swan. The swan is actually a young girl who had been cursed by an evil sorcerer. The stark white tutu of the ballerina swan is enhanced with a luxurious headpiece of white feathers. The headpiece would be perfect for a ballerina of any age for a stage performance, fancy dress or a ballerina-themed birthday party. White feathers can be found at craft shops.

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Things you need

  • White acrylic headband
  • Eight 15 cm (6 inch) long white feathers
  • Hot glue gun
  • Antique broach

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  1. 1

    Attach one white feather stem to the headband, positioning the feather tip at the bottom edge of the left edge of the headband, using a small amount of glue and the hot glue gun.

  2. 2

    Layer three more feathers over the first, moving toward the top of the headband, attaching the feathers with the hot glue gun.

  3. 3

    Repeat, attaching the remaining feathers to the right side of the headband in the same manner.

  4. 4

    Glue the antique broach to the centre top of the headband, using the hot glue gun.

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