Folk Embroidered Felt Birds
by Corinne Lapierre · Published by Search Press
20 beautiful folk embroidered felt birds to make and displayCorinne Lapierre's beautiful folk embroidered birds are sure to delight everyone! They include a swan, a hen, a goose, a partridge, an owl, a dove, a peacock and a flamingo. Beautifully made in lovely soft colors, the birds are filled with toy stuffing and embellished with beads and folk-style surface embroidery in different-coloured threads. The stitches include chain stitch, feather stitch, fly stitch, running stitch, blanket stitch, French knots and satin stitch. The book includes lovely, hand-drawn step-by-step illustrations and there are same-size templates at the back of the book for all the birds. The birds all have optional ribbon hangers for display. These delightful birds make great gifts for all occasions and are quick, easy and fun to make with minimal outlay on materials.