by Craftbits (Shellie Wilson)
What you need
Felt in various colors
Print and use this pattern and follow the directions below.
Cut 2 circles 10″(25.5 cm) in diameter.
Cut 1 Circle 7.5″ (19 cm) in diameter
Cut 24 petal shapes out of contrasting colors 2″ (5 cm) wide and 3″ (7.5 cm) at the widest part.
Cut 1 nose and mouth in red felt.
Cut 2 legs 14″ (35.5 cm) long including shoes and 3″ (7.5 cm) long if you want to have contrasting shoe colors as shown.
Stitch the legs (seams down the front) turn inside out and fill with toy wadding.
Sew all the petal pieces together and turn inside out.
Make a hang up strap approx 8″ long (20 cm) and 1.5″ (3.5 cm) wide. Fold in half width ways and sew together (this will make it strong).
Sew each petal facing inwards onto one of the 10″ circles.
Place your legs facing inwards in the same way at the bottom. And sew the hangup on top.
Now sew the second 10″ circle on top and leave an opening at the top. Turn inside out and fill slightly with wadding and sew up the opening.
Sew the 71/2″ circle onto the front to form the face,
Place your nose and mouth into position and sew into place.
Make your eyes lashes with black embroidery thread and use yellow for optional shoe laces.
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