KIDS STRAWBERRY BOOKEND
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
- Cotton Canvas Fabric in chilli & pine colours
- Matching thread
- Polyester fibre for filling
- Sand for filling
- Yarns for embroidery
Step 1 - Cut the panels of Cotton Canvas fabric as follows:
PANEL 1 - BODY PANELS
Cut 6pcs of Canvas Fabric in the chili colour as per Pattern 1. Use yarn to Embroider seed detail.
PANEL 2 - LEAF PANEL
Cut 10pcs of Canvas Fabric in the pine colour as per Pattern 2.
PANEL 3 - STEM PANEL
Cut 2pcs of Canvas Fabric in the pine colour at 2 x 7cm.
Step 2 - Take all 6 pieces of Panel 1 and stitch them together side by side to make the main body. Just keep a small hole at the bottom of any side to fill with sand. When filled stitch the opening closed.
Step 3 - Take 2 pieces of Panel 2 and stitch them together to make a leaf, leaving the end open. Turn inside out and add a little fibre before stitching the opening closed. Do this with the balance of the panels to make 5 leaves.
Step 4 - Take the 2 pieces of Panel 3 and stitch them together to make the stem, keeping the bottom open. Turn it inside out, fill the stem with fibre and stitch the opening closed.
Step 5 - Attach the leaf panels to the stem panel all around the base, as shown in the picture, then attach the stem onto the main body panel.
Your Kids Strawberry Bookend is now ready.