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r e a t e .
Shaker Style Santa Decorations.
by Kirsty Southam
Step 1 seam and approx 5cm gap to turn
Materials
On the paper sketch out templates right side out.
for Santa decoration head shape You can either stitch by machine
• paper
and moustache/mouth shape. or by hand. (If stitching by hand
• twine/string
alternate running stitch and
• remnants of material
back stitch to make stitching
• cream or white felt
stronger).
• sewing thread
• black embroidery thread
• polyester fibre for stuffing
• your choice of embellishment
sequins, beads, buttons, jingle
bell!
Tools
• pencil/pen Santa head approx 10cm across x
• scissors 17cm height at its widest points.
• pins Moustache/mouth 8cm across x
Snip around the seam and turn
• sewing needles to fit 2/2.5cm at its widest points.
right side out (through the gap
embroidery thread and twine/
you left).
string Step 2
• sewing machine (optional) Using the template of the head
shape, pin it to your chosen fabric
remnant and cut a front and back
to your head.
Pin right sides together, stitch
around outside leaving 5mm
8 ukhandmade Winter 2008
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