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Fall Sewing Project
Click on the thumbnails below for instructions on how you too can create each of these charming Christmas-themed projects.
Base fabric Clothes, bag and hat
Christmas Tree and Ornaments




Supplies:

Top fabric 70 cm x 110 cm
Felt 20 cm x 45 cm
Fiberfill 300 g
Ribbon ( 24 mm width )
           ( 9 mm width )
50 cm ( enough for 1 )
330 cm ( enough for 18 )
Beads 1 bag


Instructions:
  1. Cut 6 tree-shaped pieces out of the top fabric. Match in pairs and with right sides together, sew along allowance to make three sets.


  2. Turn right sides out and sew all three sets together down center. Add fill carefully, little by little, with a knitting needle to work into tips.

   

  1. Make ornament
    Embroider your choice of design on felt and trim around design. Cut back piece of felt to match. Add ribbon between the two pieces of felt and stitch together around edges.
  1. Attach ornaments to tree and You’re done!
Click here for the pattern for the Christmas tree.

Note: If you are unable to print out B4 size paper, use a copier to enlarge your printout 125% to obtain the correct size.

Click here for a printer-friendly version of these instructions.


Crazy Quilt Frame




Supplies:

Fabric for crazy quilt As needed (7 different types)
Quilt batting 28.5 cm x 28.5 cm
Backing 28.5 cm x 28.5 cm
Frame 20 cm x 20 cm
Crazy pattern (tracing paper)
Tracing wheel
Dressmaker’s carbon paper


Instructions:
  1. Embroider center piece of fabric. Set wrong side of embroidery on the pattern in the space marked “1” on the pattern so that it is well balanced, hold in place with a straight pin, and trace the mark for space 1 with the carbon paper and wheel.

   
  1. Set the wrong side of the cut embroidered fabric marked with space 1 to the tracing paper. Set the wrong side of the fabric for space 2 to the wrong side of the space 1 fabric and stitch together along the line on the tracing paper side with your sewing machine. Piece together spaces 3 to 7 in the same manner.
   
Note: For spaces 2 and 3 only, layer lace over fabric.
  1. Once all of the pieces have been connected, remove the tracing paper from the edges of the seams.

    Note: Be sure to press down on the seams as you remove the tracing paper.

  1. Arrange the quilt batting with the iron-on adhesive side up, place backing on top and iron.
  1. Lay the top made in Step 3 on the quilt batting and hold in place with straight or safety pins.

  1. Arrange the quilt batting with the iron-on adhesive side up, place backing on top and iron.
  1. Lay the top made in Step 3 on the quilt batting and hold in place with straight or safety pins.

  1. Set in frame and You’re done!
 

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