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Cluck, cluck, cluck.. make a chicken brooch.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1143 projects »
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  • How to sew a fabric animal brooch. Chicken Brooch - Step 1
    Step 1

    First of all draw out your Chicken. If you like you can use my one, download the PDF.

  • How to sew a fabric animal brooch. Chicken Brooch - Step 2
    Step 2

    To get the templates, I used a light box and separate piece of paper to trace around the chicken, and then cut them out.

  • How to sew a fabric animal brooch. Chicken Brooch - Step 3
    Step 3

    Pick your three colours of felt.

  • How to sew a fabric animal brooch. Chicken Brooch - Step 4
    Step 4

    Trace around the templates on to the felt.

  • How to sew a fabric animal brooch. Chicken Brooch - Step 5
    Step 5

    All your pieces should look like this. Also, pick a cute little button, which you will use as an eye.

  • How to sew a fabric animal brooch. Chicken Brooch - Step 6
    Step 6

    This may seem like cheating, but it makes things so much easier. Take one of the main body parts and use a small amount of glue to add the tail feathers - layer them up nicely.

  • How to sew a fabric animal brooch. Chicken Brooch - Step 7
    Step 7

    Add the beak, legs, hair and neck piece. Turn over and it should look like this.

  • How to sew a fabric animal brooch. Chicken Brooch - Step 8
    Step 8

    Attach the wing to the front and sew on the small button as an eye using embroidery thread.

  • How to sew a fabric animal brooch. Chicken Brooch - Step 9
    Step 9

    Now take the second body piece and a brooch back.

  • How to sew a fabric animal brooch. Chicken Brooch - Step 10
    Step 10

    Stitch the brooch back on to the body piece using embroidery thread.

  • How to sew a fabric animal brooch. Chicken Brooch - Step 11
    Step 11

    Place the two body pieces together and stitch around the whole outside of the chicken using matching thin thread.

  • How to sew a fabric animal brooch. Chicken Brooch - Step 12
    Step 12

    Stitch with beige embroidery thread to add feather details to the wing.

  • How to sew a fabric animal brooch. Chicken Brooch - Step 13
    Step 13

    Yay, you're all done!

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Cake Eater Sarah
Cake Eater Sarah · Fort Mill, South Carolina, US · 3 projects
My boyfriend's mom is a teacher, so I think I might make her a set of holiday themed ones for Christmas! Thanks for the idea! Wink
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Ciara
Ciara · 68 projects
.....d'awwww!
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hennie
hennie · United Kingdom, GB · 37 projects
What can I say, I have to have one LOL
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stephie N.
stephie N. · United States, US · 5 projects
so cute!!!
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michelle G.
michelle G. · Antigonish, Nova Scotia, CA · 1258 projects
awesome
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