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Sew a cute squirrel brooch.
I made these squirrel brooches as Christmas presents for my Nana and my boyfriend's Mum. I hope they like them.

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. Squirrel Brooch - Step 1
    Step 1

    Print and cut out all the template pieces. You can download the PDF.

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

    Trace around the body, arms and legs twice on to the light brown felt. Remember to flip the template over before drawing the second shape.

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

    Cut these pieces out.

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

    Draw around the tail and ears twice and the nose once on to grey felt.

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

    Cut these out.

    To make the rest of the project easier, I used a little bit of glue to stick all the features in place.

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

    Sew a brooch back to the back of the squirrel.

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

    Sew a black bead on for the eye.

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

    Sew around the tail using grey thread.

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

    Sew around the rest of the body using a matching colour of thread.

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

    Finally sew a wooden bead to the arms, to look like a nut

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Scully-Anne M.
Scully-Anne M.
i tried making this but the pdf dosen't seem to work Happy
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*Witchy Rachie*
*Witchy Rachie* · Holon, IL · 70 projects
ZOMG! i came to the site, saw this, and squeed immediately!!!!! this is the cutest thing EVER! its going on my favorites list now. ;)
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Stitch.Me
Stitch.Me · Atlanta, Georgia, US · 6 projects
so simple!
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Mamzelle Gribouillee !
Mamzelle Gribouillee ! · Francestown, New Hampshire, US · 39 projects
Cute Happy
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
wooow sooooo cute,
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Hank
Hank · Wirral, England, GB · 10 projects
so brilliant! Happy
also, i love it when i stumble across someone else with a 'nana' instead of a gran or nan ;D
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KMOM14
KMOM14 · Fort Wayne, Indiana, US · 373 projects
How adorable!
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