I picked up a pattern (on sale!) from Precious Patterns on Etsy for a monkey, lion and tiger hand puppet. These are made from felt and embroidery floss, hand stitched and hand embellished. This is my first time hand stitching anything beyond a hexie or binding, so it was new territory. Felt is wonderfully forgiving, hiding nearly all of the stitches in it's "squishiness". Perfect for a first go. We made some modifications to the monkey's face/head shape and the tiger's eyes, but the pattern was beautifully written, easy to follow and are super cute in person. I hope our little birthday girl loves them too!
Monday, February 16, 2015
Birthday Hand Puppets
I have been secretly sewing a birthday present over the past few weeks, but I am not ready for the grand reveal just yet. You will see it all eventually. Until then, I will show you these little extras that go with her "big" present. I hope she likes them!
Posted by Cindy at 8:35 AM
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