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This is a very very easy project, and I only used materials I already had laying around.
What you need :
Black Felt (or Plush) | Green/Red/White Fabric
Needles and Sewing Threads
Pen for Marking
Cup and Saucer
Hot glue gun
Metal Cupcake Pan (not pictured)
Using a saucer trace a circle in the fabric you chose for the cake (mine is black felt) then cut it out.
* You will do pretty much the same in the next 2 steps.
Using the cup draw and cut out a circle of the fabric you chose for the strawberry.
Repeat the step above for the fabric you chose for the merengue.
For the strawberry leaves I used this pattern (http://www.quex.frih.net/diagrams/kaki.png) but you can hand-draw it if you prefer.
Just trace around your pattern (or draw) then cut it out.
Those are all the pieces you'll need.
Do a running stitch along the circle.
Stuff the cake with the Poly Fill then pull the running stitch tight.
Run the thread across the top a few times (to make sure it is tight).
Tie a few knots then cut off the excess thread
It will look like this.
Do a running stitch along the circle then pull the running stitch tight.
Fold the circle in a half, this will give you a semicircle.
Then fold the semicircle in a half again.
Sew along the open straight side.
Flip right side out then do a running stitch along the top.
Stuff the strawberry with the Poly Fill then pull the running stitch tight.
Run the thread across a few times to make sure it is tight, tie a few knots then cut off the excess thread.
Add the leaf to the strawberry using hot glue.
The glue the strawberry to the top of the merengue (seam up).
Using hot glue, glue the back of the cake (seam down) in the cupcake pan.
Then glue the back of the merengue in the top of the cake.