Temari is a female character on the anime television series "Naruto." She carries a giant fan which she uses for combat. The fan can be used as a club, a screen or to simply intimidate her enemies. You can make your own Temari fan with inexpensive materials in about two hours. (References 1 and 2)
Things You'll Need
- 7 two-foot pieces of half-inch by half-inch wood trim
- Black spray paint
- 1 four-foot by two-foot piece of beige cloth
- Purple fabric paint
- Fabric glue
- 1 four-inch bolt with nut and washer
Paint pieces of trim with black spray paint. Allow to dry.
Drill a hole in the center of each piece of trim, one inch from one end.
Stack pieces of trim, align holes and insert bolt. Place washer and nut on bolt and tighten.
Spread canvas on flat area. Unfold spokes of fan and place on top of fabric. Using a pencil, trace a semicircle on the fabric following the contours of the fan spokes.
Cut fabric into a semicircle along pencil lines. Cut a small semicircle out of the bottom of the fabric, leaving a thick rainbow shape. Paint three purple circles on fabric. Allow to dry. Glue fabric to fan spokes using fabric glue. Trim off excess fabric to finish fan.