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Make your Christmas tree extra special this year with these cute, easy to make felt robin hangers.
Can be used as a Christmas tree hanger, decoration tag for a present, or a card embellishment …

Posted by sam gillespie from Loughborough, England, United Kingdom • Published See sam gillespie's 5 projects »
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  • How to make a robin plushie. Robin Tree Decoration - Step 1
    Step 1

    Creating your robin decoration ~
    Use pattern (not to scale - increase or decrease to desired size) to cut out the body x 2, wings x 2 and 1 x red breast.

    Link to pattern - http://i474.photobucket.com/albums/rr102/incywincystitches/pattern_pieces.jpg

  • How to make a robin plushie. Robin Tree Decoration - Step 2
    Step 2

    Next slot the red felt and ribbon between the 2 body pieces and pin then tack (stitch lightly) into position.

    Then tack the 2 wings into position ensuring that they sit slightly over the red breast. Your robin can now be machine or hand stitched …

  • How to make a robin plushie. Robin Tree Decoration - Step 3
    Step 3

    Machine stitch around your robin as image ...

    (or) Hand stitch – blanket stitch around the edge (black spots), then use running stitch around breast and over wing (white spots).

  • How to make a robin plushie. Robin Tree Decoration - Step 4
    Step 4

    Finally remove tacking thread, add on button eyes and your robin hanger is finished!

  • Step 5

    Something different? … Reduce the pattern size and add a brooch pin to the back to make a cute felt Christmas brooch!

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Claire M.
Claire M. · Manchester, England, GB · 4 projects
How cute! These would look lovely on my tree! Thanks for sharing. xx
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