STACKED STARS CHRISTMAS TREE
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
- 30cm of 112cm wide of assorted Christmas metallic prints
- Gold or silver jingle bells
- 3mm wide metallic gold or silver ribbon
- Hobby fill polyester stuffing
- Matching sewing thread & long doll hand needle
- Sewing machine
- Scissors, Pins, Tape measure/ruler
- Pencil & paper
Step 1. From template provided, enlarge/reduce the star shape to six sizes: 30cm, 26cm, 22cm, 18cm, 15cm and 11cm wide.Cut out two star shapes from Christmas metallic fabric from each of the six sized templates.
Step 2. With right sides facing, pin and sew the two largest cut out fabric stars together leaving a 3-4cm opening along one side. Clip and trim seams and turn fabric star right way out, press.Repeat with the remaining five star shapes.
Step 3. Insert hobby fill stuffing into fabric stars through the openings to desired fullness. Hand sew openings closed.
Step 4. Using a long doll hand needle, hand sew the largest star to the next sized star through the middle of the stars, knotting thread tightly at the base of the largest star. One at time, continue to sew each sized star to the largest two stars, stacking them and securing firmly at the base. The smallest star is hand sewn to the top of the stacked stars standing up vertically.
Step 5. Make small bows from metallic gold ribbon. Hand sew one to the middle of the top small standing star. Sew remaining bows as desired to some of the star points alternating with jingle bells.