Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Felt Owl Cushion

I've made something with some of that big pile of felted jumpers!

Freja and I were having a root around in my jewellery box the other day and I found an old owl brooch that I've had for years. I used the shape of the brooch to draw out a pattern template, cut the pieces out from felt, and zigzagged them together to make the owl. Even the buttons on the eyes came from a cardigan that I felted. The cushion cover was made from a really big jumper that didn't felt up quite so much because it wasn't 100% wool. I'm pretty happy with the result, but I do need to work on my photography. Off to browse the library catalogue for some books on that...