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Posted by Rachel.R from Redruth, England, United Kingdom • Published See Rachel.R's 16 projects »
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  • How to sew a fabric animal brooch. Felt Owl Brooch - Step 1
    Step 1

    Choose your coloured felt.

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

    Draw an owl shape from paper and pin it to one of your chosen coloured felt.

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

    Cut around the owl shape and remove the pin and paper.

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

    Draw and cut out a wing shape out of paper and pin it to another of your chosen felts. You can use your owl pattern in step 2 to help create the perfect shaped wings. Do this twice to end up with 2 wings.

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

    Once cut out, you should end up with 2 wings and an owls body.

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

    Again using the owl pattern, draw and cut out a belly shape in another coloured felt. (This is the one in lime green) It should be a sort of leaf shape.

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

    Then cut out two round circles for the eyes. I did this using white felt and a coin to get the right shape.

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

    Cut out two smaller circles to fit into the ones cut out in step 7. Then using a permanent marker, draw pupils for the eyes.

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

    Then glue the belly onto the owl using fabric glue.

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

    Then glue on the wings in the same way.

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

    Then glue on the eyes and cut out a triangle for the nose to glue on.

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

    After that, take a safety pin, open it and glue the non sharp side to the back of the owl. To keep it in place while it dried, I used the pen to hold it which I placed behind the safety pin.

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

    Once dried he can be used! Enjoy!

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