Glittery Suncatcher Autumn Leaf

Glittery suncatchers appeal to everyone - except perhaps the person who has to clean up the glitter! Before you make these glittery autumn leaves, put down a tablecloth or plenty of newspaper. Wait for the glue to dry for the magic to happen!

Glittery Suncatcher Autumn Leaf

You will need:

  • Wool/yarn in an autumnal colour
  • Clear acetate
  • PVA glue
  • Glitter colouring in red, gold and green.
  • Our autumn leaf templates

Instructions:

Lay a sheet of clear acetate over the leaf templates.

Paint around the edge of the leaves with glue and stick on a length of wool tracing the outline of the leaf.

Outlining the leaves with wool
Outlining the leaves with wool

When the glue is dry, fill in the middle of the leaves with a layer of glue.

Flood filling the leaf with PVA glue
Flood filling the leaf with PVA glue

Sprinkle glitter over the leaves.

Sprinkle glitter over the leaves
Sprinkle glitter over the leaves

Leave to dry, then shake off the excess glitter. Cut out.

Glittery suncatcher, cut out and ready to display
Glittery suncatcher, cut out and ready to display

Your suncatcher is ready to be stuck up in a window to see all the colours shine!

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