By Salley Mavor
Salley Mavor's booklet Felt Wee folks encouraged tens of hundreds of thousands to handcraft dolls from easy fabrics. Now, she invitations you to come back to the wee global with Felt Wee Folk—New Adventures, starring a hundred and twenty dolls to spark smiles and creativity. As asked by way of fanatics, this long-awaited follow-up stocks tougher initiatives. discover clean scenes and an array of recent clothes, hairstyles, and components, with full-sized styles. Make bendable dolls that resemble you, your loved ones, or your favourite fairy-tale characters with wool felt, chenille stems, and ornamental sewing. demonstrate the figures in a dollhouse, atop a marriage cake, or in a vacation scene to be loved yr after 12 months. From the pages of Mavor's award-winning children's books in your domestic, the enthralling wee people dolls entice crafters of every age and talent degrees.
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5-cm tail of fabric, begin to pin your binding strips to your fabric a few inches from a corner, right sides together. The raw edge of your binding will meet the raw edges of your quilted fabric. Begin sewing 62 6 Continue to sew around, repeating step 5 at each 1, 2, 3 SEW See figure D. Lay flat and mark where edges meet. join strips together fig. A fig. C Stitch ¼"/6 cm to edge press line Fold binding up at a 45 degree angle. Sew "in the ditch" all around. fig. D Then fold binding straight down on top of itself, forming a corner.
QUICK TIP: If you are using a lighter-weight fabric, you might want to use a square of heavy-duty fusible interfacing behind your buttonholes to add stability. STEP 5: SEW BUTTONHOLES. Turn the pillow right sides out and push out the corners with a chopstick. Use a fabric marker to mark the button positions on the fabric behind the buttonholes. Sew the buttons in place on your marks. Insert the pillow form and button closed. 5 cm down from the finished seam, as indicated in figure D. This mark will be the top of the buttonhole, which will be approximately 1/8"/3 mm wider than your button.
You may want to mark these lines with a fabric marker prior to sewing. Repeat this sewn grid for all four coasters. STEP 4: QUILT WITH SECOND COLOR. 2"/5-cm opening fig. A Using the second thread color as the top and bobbin threads, sew stitches ¼"/6 mm to the right of your first stitched lines. Then repeat until you have four lines of stitches in one direction. Rotate the coaster 90 degrees and repeat. See figure C. Repeat this step for all four coasters. STEP 5: QUILT WITH THIRD COLOR. fig. B fig.