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Scarecrow Pin

Scarecrow Pin

Materials Needed:

Off white cotton fabric (about 2 1/2” x 4 1/2”)
Polyester fiberfill
Off white thread
Raffia
Straw hat, 1 1/2”
Scrap fabric (about 8” x 1”)
1” pin back
Black & brown fabric paint
Fine tip black pen or ultra fine Sharpie
Face powder blush
Hot glue gun
Compass
Pencil
Needle
Scissors
Exacto knife
Fine paintbrushes


Instructions:

Scarecrow Pin Illustration A

1) Cut two 2” circles out of off white cotton fabric. Align circles on top of each other. Sew 1/4” from edge of circles allowing about a 3/4” opening for stuffing. Turn inside out and stuff with fiberfill (using the end of a pencil will help push fiberfill into head). Tuck open edges inside and sew opening shut. See illustration A.

Scarecrow Pin Illustration B And C

2) Onto one side of head, paint eyes and nose on face. With Sharpie, draw smile onto face. Apply a little blush on the cheeks. See illustration B.

3) Cut about 8 stands of raffia about 4” long. Twist in center of raffia and glue on top and along sides of head along seam as shown in illustration C.

Scarecrow Pin Illustraion D

4) Cut straw hat in half with an Exacto knife. Cut several pieces of raffia into 1/2” pieces and glue onto inside opening of one hat half. Glue hat on top of head as shown in illustration D.

Scarecrow Pin Illustration E And F

5) Take scrap piece of fabric and tie into a bow and glue onto bottom portion of head. Trim bow ends at a diagonal. See illustration E.

6) Glue pin on back of head as shown in illustration F.




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