By Amy Adams
A tweet, a grunt, a squeak, and a hoot!
A little time, a couple of provides, and a touch of creativity are all you must convey those cute critters to existence. no matter if it's a fuzzy rabbit custom-made as a present, or an enthralling relations of birds to reveal in your house, this playful consultant beneficial properties easy-to-follow styles, transparent directions, and spell binding images of the creatures of their common habitats.
Best of all, every one undertaking is graded in keeping with hassle (easy, average, and a little bit difficult) so either skilled and newbie sewers can proportion within the enjoyable.
• 28 specific cloth softies that may be sewn through hand or machine
• how to customize your construction with various whimsical gildings
• With those forgiving styles, imperfect stitches make those cuties even cuter!
• Makes a pleasant reward, yet you'll need a few for your self!
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Extra info for Countryside Softies: 28 Handmade Wool Creatures to Stitch
15 Page 35 Center the strip, making sure that both ends reach the top (north) and bottom (south) of the egg. Roll out any lumps and creases with the wooden dowel. 12 Continue adding strips around the egg, one at a time, making sure each piece reaches the top and bottom. qxd 2/2/07 5:11 PM Page 36 Finishing the Washi-Covered Egg Ornaments EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS • • • • • • • • 6 Washi-covered eggs 6 bead caps (18 mm) in gold or silver, or 71/2" (19 cm) of mini leaf garland Small wire cutter (if using leaf garland) 1 yard (90 cm) thin gold or silver cord cut into 6" (15 cm) lengths Small sharp scissors Hot-glue gun and glue sticks Cardboard egg carton Large piece of cardboard to protect working surface Fold each 6" (15 cm) length of cord in half and knot the ends together.
Angels will add spice and character to any setting or decor. A 1 Fold the rectangle in half length-wise. Open back up and apply glue to one side and then fold back over. Press together so it adheres nicely. EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS FOR ONE ANGEL 8" (20 cm) Fold 4 1/2" (11 cm) 2" (5 cm) 2 Fold the rectangle of Washi in half lengthwise to find the center. On one side of the printed Washi, measure 2" (5 cm) up the center fold and mark with a pencil. 5 cm) end, accordion fold (fan fold) into approximately 3/8" (1 cm) folds, all the way to the other end.
5 cm) x 1/2" (1 cm) strips out of scraps of Washi. ) Cut the strips into triangles. 7 Glue one or two triangles, plain side up, over each hole. Cover any cracks in the eggs in the same way. Use the wooden dowel to smooth out any lumps or creases. 8 Measure all the eggs. One of the pattern sizes should fit the eggs, which may vary a little in size. 9 Measure the egg patterns on page 33 to see which size best fits the eggs. Trace the pattern using the tracing paper, increasing or decreasing the size as needed.