Koinobori Windsock

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In Japan, Children's Day is heralded by the appearance of flying fish known as "koinobori". Make a carp-shaped windsock to fly in the breeze outside your home!

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1. Fold your fabric in half and cut a curved line to make a fish shape. Save the scraps.


2. Paint eyes and scales. Use scraps to make fins and a tail.


3. Fold the edges of the mouth over the macramé ring and stitch the fabric together with wire.


4. Glue the belly of the fish together, inserting the fins midway and the tail at the end. Allow the windsock to dry. Add a wire and hang it outside!