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Xmas : Decorated Stuffed Elephant – by Lynn


Lynn suggests you might want to preparea the piece of cloth with glittery bits of material.

Here is the template:-Elephant

N.B. The exact measurement of the elephant is 13.8cm wide & 10.2cm high, but any proportion can be used to suit your preference. If you print directly from this pdf, the size will be a little smaller, as it adjusts to fit your paper.  (To get nearer to the correct size, download the pdf file first and choose to open it. Then click on Print and set the scale to none)





Xmas Fabric

A4 piece of calico

Beads, sequins & embelishments


Decorative Cord

Sewing kit

Fabric Journal Houses – by Nicky Peterkin November 2019


  1. 3 fat quarters of fabric
  2. Equivalent of felt
  3. 2 rectangles of wadding 6” by 8”
  4. 4 A4 pieces of card or thick pelmet vilene
  5. 4 samples of embroidery for the house walls (no bigger than 4”by 5”)
  6. Embellishments to decorate
  7. Normal hand sewing kit
  8. Assorted threads (some jazzy for outside over stitching)
  9. Craft knife and mat
  10. INCLUDE things you would like to keep, ie old pieces of clothing, favourite buttons, something with a story behind it

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