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Handmade "Handmaid's Tale" Egg Cozy
One must keep their eggs secure and safe and warm in a dystopian society. This festive felt egg cozy does just that.

Types of stitch:
Overcast stitch
Backstitch

Difficulty:
Medium

Finished size:
3.5 x 5.5 in

Posted by Missy C. from St Paul, Minnesota, United States • Published See Missy C.'s 7 projects »
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  • Step 1

    Cut out paper pattern

  • How to make an egg cosy. Handmade "Handmaid" Egg Cozy - Step 2
    Step 2

    Tape the paper pattern pieces to the felt for precise cuts and easy stitch
    detailing. Avoid taping over marked stitch detail.
    • Body pieces on red (you will cut two of these—cut and re-tape for the
    second piece)
    • Cape and sleeves on red
    • Head and hands on light tan
    • Bonnet pieces on white

  • How to make an egg cosy. Handmade "Handmaid" Egg Cozy - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut out your felt pieces without marked stitch detail.

  • How to make an egg cosy. Handmade "Handmaid" Egg Cozy - Step 4
    Step 4

    Adding Detail:
    1. Use the paper patterns to add stitch detail to your pieces. You may stitch
    through the paper patterns, but keep the stitches small to make the paper easier
    to remove later. Embroidery floss comes in 6-strand skeins--variations in strand
    use are noted.
    • Stitch finger detail onto hands using the backstitch and the dark tan floss

  • How to make an egg cosy. Handmade "Handmaid" Egg Cozy - Step 5
    Step 5

    Stitch breast detail onto single body piece using the backstitch and
    red floss

  • Step 6

    Cut out the detail pieces you’ve just stitched and carefully remove the paper patterns.

    Note: You may hot glue loose ends underneath the piece so they don’t pull through during paper removal.

  • How to make an egg cosy. Handmade "Handmaid" Egg Cozy - Step 7
    Step 7

    Assemble body pieces.

    • Hot glue the hand piece to the sleeve piece.

  • How to make an egg cosy. Handmade "Handmaid" Egg Cozy - Step 8
    Step 8

    • Hot glue the sleeve piece to the main, front body piece.

  • Step 9

    • Glue the collar pieces onto the shawl pieces.

  • How to make an egg cosy. Handmade "Handmaid" Egg Cozy - Step 10
    Step 10

    • Lay the shawl pieces on top of BOTH layers of body pieces.

  • How to make an egg cosy. Handmade "Handmaid" Egg Cozy - Step 11
    Step 11

    • Use the overcast stitch and red thread to stitch both body layers and the shawl pieces together. Do not close the bottom edge.

  • How to make an egg cosy. Handmade "Handmaid" Egg Cozy - Step 12
    Step 12

    Assemble head and complete the egg cozy.
    • Glue the front bonnet piece onto the main head piece.
    • Position the back bonnet piece on the back of the head and glue on.

  • How to make an egg cosy. Handmade "Handmaid" Egg Cozy - Step 13
    Step 13

    Glue the head piece to the front of your egg cozy.

  • How to make an egg cosy. Handmade "Handmaid" Egg Cozy - Step 14
    Step 14

    Glue the back bonnet piece to the back of the egg cozy, aligning it with the head.

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