Friday, March 1, 2013

Felt Elephant Skirt

A while back, I made these felt elephants

I liked the design so much, that when I ordered some Wool Felt from The Felt Pod, I knew I was going to make a skirt with this elephant design on it.

knit skirt (already had)
wool felt
embroidery floss

I started by making my elephant design....

Then I pinned everything together and started sewing....

 I started with the heart.  I used two strands of floss through the needles, so it ended up 4 strands thick.

Once I had the heart, feet and eye sewn on, I pinned it to my skirt.  I used a lot of pins to ensure it stayed in place.

I put a hoop around it while sewed it onto the skirt.

Here it is all done...or so I thought...forgot the tail!

To make the tail, I braided three pieces of yarn and sewed it on.

I tied a little bow and sewed it over the knot in the yarn.  Super cute!

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  1. How cute is that?? :D And I love the rest of your outfit (or what I can see of it) in the last picture! It looks so warm and comfy!

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  2. They look awesome on the skirt. I'm showing this to my daughters who love to sew.

  3. Oh my goodness is that cute! Especially the tail!
    Thanks for sharing this at my Pin Me Linky Party.

  4. Cute skirt! I love the elephant!!!! I'm pinning this! I found this via Diana's Pin Me Linky Party. :-)

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  5. Great job! And the tail is probably even all the better ... serendipity in action.

  6. what a sweet nellie the elephant!

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