Spiral Star

This simple piece of art is easy for kids to start thread arts. Choose any color of your choice and it will give a good contrast on wooden board. See the step by step instructions below.

Things needed

  1. A square board of width 20 inches.
  2. 256 strong pins or nails and a hammer to fix pins
  3. Thread, strong enough to hold atleast 1kg of weight. You can choose color of your choice.

Optional efforts to make the art look better

  1. Paint your board with nice color which gives nice backgorund to your art
  2. You can choose a nice velvet cloth for good background

Now lets make this

  1. Draw a square of width 50 cms ~ 19.6 inches. Circumference of square is 200 cms.
  2. From the center of the square, fix 14 pins along the diagonal on each 4 sides.
  3. Start from one corner and fix pins on the circumference of square with 1 cm space between 2 pins
  4. From the image, you can see how the pattern is designed here.
    • First finish the each diagonal pins connecting with respective side lines as shown in the image. Then work on inner star. Then work with sides of the square.