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Kooky Stuffed Owl

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Need a quick gift or accent piece? Check out Cecilia Jorcin's Kooky Stuffed Owl tutorial. Homemade stuffed owl patterns are a great way to save money and add a personal touch to a gift.

Kooky Stuffed Owl

Materials:

  • approximately 8 x 12 inches of fabric
  • scraps of fabric for the wings, feet, beak and eyes (I recommend to use felt for the feet since you don't need to finish the edges)
  • 2 buttons
  • thread
  • needle
  • sewing machine


Pattern:

  • Click here to download the free pattern. Print the pattern and cut the pieces along the full lines.
  • Use the pattern to cut the pieces. Next you have the diagram for 2 slightly different owls, the first one with one eye bigger than the other, I think this option looks kind of cute when finished. The second one has both eyes the same size.


Instructions:

  1. Set your machine to a short zig-zag. Take both pieces for each eye together, sew along the edge to attach the smaller piece to the bigger piece. Repeat this step to make the other eye.

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  2. Place the eyes over the body and sew along the edge.

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  3. Sew one button on each eye and attach the beak, wings and feet.

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  4. Now set your sewing machine to a regular straight stitch. Take both pieces for the body right sides facing. Sew along the edge leaving an opening at the bottom (as shown by the dotted lines in the pattern). Clip cut the seam allowance in the curved edges (it will make it look better when to turn it right side out).

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  5. Turn the owl right side out and stuff the owl with cotton or any other material.

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  6. Slip stitch to close the opening, you can use the sewing machine as well, but I think slip stitching looks better.

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  7. Enjoy your new handmade little buddy!!!

 

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Jan 19, 2013

Just made this for my daughter and she loves it.

 

Jan 13, 2013

Brilliant, I'm going to be having a go. X

 

15 Ratings

Aug 9, 2012

Totally the winner come on these are adorable

 

Aug 7, 2012

Absolutely adorable. For such a spooky bird, they make the most adorable crafts

 

Aug 4, 2012

omg this one is so so so cute!!! Me and my friends are going to love this!!! XD

 

Aug 4, 2012

I like this one better than the other owl toy.

 

Aug 4, 2012

soO cute I am going to make some of these I can hardly wait to get started these loOk much easier then the crochet ones as far as i can say because i can sew pretty well but not so great at crocheting :( (so I pick this one as the winner...for myself any way )

 

Aug 4, 2012

Looks a nice quick and easy projet to make. Great idea!

 

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