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The PVC Twirler

Categories: Garden Projects and Whimsy.

I’ve had a pvc garden twirler or whirligig or wind spinner for many years.  It was purchased on a camping trip from another camper who made various spinners to hang on the awnings of your trailer.   I love the motion of the spinners and had to have one of my own.  I decided that I wanted another of these for the garden and set about to make my own.
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The PVC Twirler Directions

Categories: Patterns.

With the print friendly option you can choose how much or how little you want to print, just mouse over the text for the option to delete. Images can be included or not. This pattern is ©Crafty Gardener and my not be sold or posted on any other site. Please share the link so others may visit. The pipe (1/2 inch diameter) comes in a long piece and needs to be cut into 15 cm or 6 inch pieces.  You need 12 pieces and 12 elbows. 1. You start by connecting two pieces with an elbow.  This makes a 90 degree
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Pin Wheel Twirler

Categories: Garden Projects.

    I have had this pinwheel twirler for several years. I purchased it one year at a camp trailer park where one of the campers made and sold all sorts of twirlers. This was my first introduction to twirlers and of course I just had to have some of them to hang on the trailer awning and then to decorate my garden. I’ve never been able to find an actual pattern for this twirler, or whirigig, as some call them. So when it started to get brittle, which happens to all plastic canvas that is left outside for quite
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Mini Conch Shell Twirler Pattern

Categories: Patterns.

  With the print friendly option you can choose how much or how little you want to print, just mouse over the text for the option to delete. Images can be included or not. This mini conch shell is perfect for a keychain or make several to create a mobile.  This was a little craft we made when I was a Girl Guide leader. This pattern is ©Crafty Gardener and my not be sold or posted on any other site. Please share the link so others may visit. -pipecleaner -14 count plastic canvas You need 7 count plastic canvas cut
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Conch Shell Twirler Pattern

Categories: Patterns.

  With the print friendly option you can choose how much or how little you want to print, just mouse over the text for the option to delete. Images can be included or not but due to formatting on the post they may show up all over the place. Conch Shell Twirler This pattern is ©Crafty Gardener and my not be sold or posted on any other site. Please share the link so others may visit. Twirlers or whirlygigs are so much fun to have in the garden. Even the gentle breeze will make them twirl.  I make them from
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Conch Shell Twirler

Categories: Garden Projects and Plastic Canvas.

  Twirlers or whirlygigs are so much fun to have in the garden. Even the gentle breeze will make them twirl.  I make them from plastic canvas, wire, beads and a fishing swivel. A conch shell twirler/wind spinner/whirlygig is a good one to start with. A print friendly version of this pattern is here. Materials: -wire from a coathanger that is about 16 inches long -fishing swivel -fishing line -clothes peg -interlocking craft beads -plastic canvas in your choice of colours, use 2 or 3 colours and alternate the strips Directions: Cut your plastic canvas five holes wide and 70
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