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ZAKKA STYLE OWL PENNANT

ZAKKA STYLE OWL PENNANT

Quick and easy to make, these owls can be used for Christmas ("Joyeux Noel"), birthdays or any other occasion that might be celebrated.

You need:

- wool
- linen
- fusible web
- buttons
- muslin
- iron on interface to reinforce muslin
- floss for embroidering the beak
- strong string
- alphabet stamps


Template and First Seams

Template and First Seams

seam allowances included

1. attach fusible web to linen (amount of fabric depending on how many owls you want to make)

2. according to the number of owls you want to make, cut pairs of wool, making a slit in one of every pair at the indicated position

3. cut one belly piece for each owl from linen

4. sew together two pieces of A, trim seam allowances and turn inside out through slit


Turning, Pressing

Turning, Pressing

5. press for 3 seconds under a wet tea towel, then adjust the shape of the body


Attaching the Belly

Attaching the Belly

6. attach linen belly piece Band iron on for about 7 seconds using a dry tea towel to protect the fabric


Topstitching

Topstitching

7. topstitch the belly beginning in the upper corner


Finishing

Finishing

8. cut ends of thread on front side, secure and bury on back side

9. fold down the upper corner, embroider the beak with a few stitches

10. sew on buttons as eyes

11. make alphabet tags, sew on (reinforce muslin, stamp, cut)

12. thread owls on string


That's All

That's All

Have fun!

Originally uploaded on November 09, 2007 by Alexandra Rasmussen.
For private use only.