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Wool Felt Sewing Kit

Wool Felt Sewing Kit

Materials Needed:

Medium blue wool felt 12” x 6 1/2”
Light blue wool felt 5” x 6 1/2”
Dark blue wool felt 9” x 6 1/2”
Small scrap of green wool felt
Scrap of small printed cotton fabric
2 buttons, 3/4”
1 button, 5/8”
Light blue embroidery floss
Light green embroidery floss
Dark blue thread
Fiberfill or cotton make-up pads
Needles
Pins
Scissors


Instructions:

1) Print out pattern pieces to your printer. Cut out pattern pieces, pin onto felt and cotton fabric. Cut pieces out of fabrics.

Pattern 1 Pattern 2 Pattern 3
Pattern 1 Pattern 2 Pattern 3

2) Using the floss, blanket stitch the two pincushion felt pieces together on 3 of its sides. For the needle holder, blanket stitch just 3 of it’s sides. As shown in illustration A. Stuff the pincushion with some fiberfill or cotton make-up squares. Don’t over fill.

Sewing The Needle Holder And Pin Cushion

3) Pin the pincushion and the needle holder onto the large wool fabric piece. Pin on the wool piece for the pocket and pocket flap. Using a blanket stitch sew along the edges of the large wool piece sewing the pinned pieces in place as you go along. Try to avoid sewing the flap of the pocket. See illustration B.

Sewing The Pieces To The Cover

4) Sew along the edge of the flap on the pouch using a blanket stitch.

5) Sew on the button to the pocket as shown in illustration C. Aligning the pocket flap over the button, cut a slit the same width as the button. Sew edge of buttonhole with blanket stitch.

Adding The Button To The Pocket

6) Fold sewing kit into thirds. Sew on the button to the back of cover (only sew through the cover felt) as shown in illustration D. Aligning the other end of thecover over the button, cut a slit the same width as the buttonhole. Sew the edge of the hole with a blanket stitch.

Adding The Button To The Cover

7) Cut out the circle out of the scrap piece of cotton fabric. Sew a running stitch close to the edge of the fabric circle. Draw up the thread to gather up the edges as shown in illustration E. This is a yo yo. Cut out the leaves from the green felt and blanket stitch the edges.

Making The Yo Yo Flower

8) Sew the leaves on the back of the yo yo. Position the yo yo and the button onto the flap as shown in illustration F. With thread sew the button onto the yo yo through the top flap as shown.

Button, Yo Yo Flower And Leaves Sewn To Cover



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