Stained Glass Turkey


If you scroll down the page you can see how lovely this stained glass turkey craft looks displayed in the window! We've used festive colours for his stained glass feathers and the sun streaming through them looks really special.

Stained Glass Turkey

You will need:

Sheet of brown card or paper
Cellaphane or tissue paper
Marker pens


Fold one corner of the brown paper to the long edge. Trim along the straight edge. You will have a square of paper and a small rectangle. Put the small rectangle on the side for later.

Stained glass turkey 1 - cutting a square and rectangle

Fold the square in half diagonally and then in half again and in half a third time.

Stained glass turkey 2 - the square paper folded twice

With the centre point to the bottom left, cut along the open edge so the folds form points. See our photograph below.

Stained glass turkey 3 - cutting along the open edge

Now cut curves out of each fold, as in the photograph below.

Stained glass turkey 4

Open up the card. It should look something like this:

Stained glass turkey 5

Glue a piece of tissue paper or cellaphane over each hole, trimming the extra bits off.

Stained glass turkey 6

Using the spare card put on one side earlier, cut out a turkey body.  Glue the body to the front of the stained glass tail. Draw on eyes and a beak.

Our stained glass turkey displayed in the window!
Our stained glass turkey displayed in the window!


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