Sunday, October 24, 2010

Tutorial - Owl Bunting (Felt)

Owl Bunting - Felt


·         Fabric for owl front(12.5cm x 10cm)
·         Felt for owl back (12.5cm x 10cm)
·         Fabric for tummy (8.5 x 5cm)
·         Fusible web – Bondaweb, Vliesofix
·         Buttons – 2 per owl
·         Ribbon or Yarn or twine for hanging
·         Iron-on letters – or alphabet stamps
·         Scissors
·         Pinking Shears
·         Thread
·         Owl template – seam allowances included

Cutting fabric
Work out how many owls you would like and according to this number cut one owl of fabric and one of felt.
Using manufacturer’s instructions attach fusible web to fabric reserved for the tummy piece (amount of fabric depending on how many owls you want to make). Cut one belly piece for each owl

Sewing owls together
Place two pieces of the owl body wrong sides together. Sew with a straight stitch around the outside edge. Trim with pinking shears
Owl tummy’s
Peel the backing paper off the tummy fabric pieces and place in position on the owl body. Iron together. You can stitch this down if you like.
Making the owl’s face
Fold point down the belly to just above half way and stitch in place. This is the beak. Stitch on two buttons either side of the beak.

Making the bunting
Arrange in the order you would like them to be displayed and affix the iron on letters (or stamp your own) onto the tummy of the owl.
Thread onto the ribbon, yarn or twine just under the beak and hang!


Wendy said...

Thank you so much, this tutorial is fantastic and the owls adorable, I hope I can make time to make this. You're really generous with your tutorials and they're all really nice stuff!

Kitty Boo Boo said...

Thanks Wendy, I just love making stuff :)