Instructions on how to make leis out of crepe paper. Originally posted on my blog dreamalildream.com.

Easy and great for Hawaiian themed parties.

Step 1: Supplies Needed

  • Crepe paper in rolls (or in folded sheets cut into 2 inch strips)
  • Needle and Thread (I measured about 2 yards, but this depends on how long you want or need your lei to be&whatever you determine double it and thats your thread length)
  • Scissors
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This is sooo easy the cost of making these would be $1 but they sell them for $3 <br>and now I can make so many, lei's are great for the beach(if your not swimming)!!!
Aloha! Thank you, thank you, thank you! Easy to follow and easy to make :) Good job!
MAHALO (thank you) for the tutorial!! I found this site by chance and used it to make my first fabric lei. I used a yard of fabric (about 45&quot; wide) to make a lei that measures approximately 32&quot; in diameter. Took me a while, but it was worth it!
I tried to make one of these and it took me an hour just to make 10cm worth. I gave up in the end because I didn't have the time to continue. Was I maybe packing it all on too tight?<br />
Probably. If you keep it too tight it takes considerably longer to complete. But this is a project that takes me about 1 hour or more for one like I stated. First time may take a bit longer, but shouldn't take much longer than that. <br />
Cool! Wish I'd seen this a couple of months ago for my friend's 20th - we had a Hawaii theme and it cost us a fortune to buy these things! Nice Instructable! :-)
You can use dental floss for the thread. I've used floss for sewing on my sons buttons for years. If I need it to be a color, I just use a Sharpie closest to what I need.
very pretty and much cheaper than buying them ready made!
I like this, camp as a row of tent pegs, well done.

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