Waldorf Inspired Seasonal Craft – Spring Butterfly Wands

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Ok lovely mamas….here is a little spring crafting to start the season.

Seasonal crafts are a beautiful way to celebrating the season and to bring the season into our home. This little butterfly wand would be beautiful on your seasonal nature table or used as a little prop when storytelling or

They would also make a beautiful parent craft activity for a parent/ child playgroup or at a crafting circle or even a gorgeous addition to the birthday table! (You can read more about creating meaningful birthday rituals + rhythms here)

I’m imagining a beautiful big vase of them with lots of cherry blossom stems flying in the breeze at a spring fair or spring festival to be handed out to the children…..so much magic!!!

 

Materials you will need:

Wool felt scraps

Embroidery thread/ floss

A foraged stick from mother nature

some ribbons of your choice….I love to use silk ribbons

optional – cotton thread or waxed cotton to make the antennas – the thin kind you use for a sewing machine. 

+ Sewing basics – needle, pins + scissors

 

Instructions…

I’ve created a video tutorial below to walk you through the steps to making one of these sweet little butterfly wands.

 

If you are new to creative making, I’m planning on sharing a simple sewing series with my favourite materials, stitches and other tips and techniques to get you started making beautiful handmade things for your children. Leave me a comment if there is anything in particular you’d love to learn or know more about.

 

I really hope you enjoy and please leave a comment and let me know if you make one or if you have any questions.  

Natalie xx

 

 

My story dolls for creative play e-course is coming up…..jump on the wait list here.

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2 Comments

  1. Catherine on September 7, 2019 at 4:29 pm

    That was a lovely tutorial Natalie and such a sweet wand to make for a little one. xx

    • Natalie Trusler on December 30, 2019 at 1:58 pm

      Thanks so much for your comments and kind words Catherine. x

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Hi I’m Natalie,

I hope to spark your creativity, and inspire you to bring beauty & magic into childhood.

When I'm not creating new projects for our Sewing Circle community or making another Waldorf doll, I love to help other women get their creative dreams out into the world. You can learn more about my mentoring here.

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