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FIMO leather-effect Alice band

FIMO leather-effect Alice band
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Bring a bit of variety to your hairstyles
Flower magic with FIMO leather-effect: Make your hair the centre of attention by creating your very own, unique Alice band with FIMO leather-effect flower petals. This is also a great upcycling idea, because it allows you to give your old Alice bands a whole new look.

Step-by-step tutorial

To create a lovely purple shade, mix together 4 portions of FIMO leather-effect in berry and 2 portions of FIMO leather-effect in indigo. Knead the colours together with your hands until you create a consistent purple colour.
Now turn it into a sheet using the clay machine on setting 8. Start at the thickest setting (setting 1) and roll the plate thinner step by step.

Tip: The leather effect stands out even better if you move the FIMO sheet gently by hand after rolling it out, pulling it apart a bit.

Roll out a block of FIMO leather‑effect in ivory into a sheet (clay machine setting 8).

Start also here with the thickest setting of the clay machine and roll the sheet thinner and thinner.

Now lay all the FIMO leather-effect sheets flat on the baking paper and harden in the oven for 30 minutes at 130 °C / 266° F on upper and lower heat.

Now punch out flowers in different shapes and sizes from the FIMO leather-effect sheets using the hole punches.

Tip: Work in progress and left-over material should be protected against sun and heat and can be stored in a screw-top jar or in cling film to protect it from dust and dirt.

Arrange the different coloured flowers on top of each other and stick them down firmly.

Now attach the flowers to the Alice band with superglue. It also looks pretty if you stick a bead in the centre of the flowers. Or you can arrange the beads prettily between the flowers.

Material overview

What you need

ProductArticle no.Quantity
FIMO® leather-effect 8010 Oven-hardening modelling clay - single product ivory 8010-029 1
FIMO® leather-effect 8010 Oven-hardening modelling clay - single product berry 8010-229 1
FIMO® leather-effect 8010 Oven-hardening modelling clay - single product indigo 8010-309 1
FIMO® 8700 22 Oven thermometer - Blistercard containing 1 Oven thermometer 8700 22 1
FIMO® 8713 Clay machine - Big cardboard box containing clay machine in red colour 8713 1

Additionally required:

smooth working surface (glass or ceramic), superglue, hole punches with flower shapes, Alice band, beads, baby wipes, baking paper

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