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"Though you wouldn't expect it from the fun, quirky illustrations she is known for, Sue Marsh possesses a background in software engineering. This highly technical background provided her with the ...

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Dragon Reader - Book Sling Pattern

from Whistlepig Creek Productions
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Dragon Reader - Book Sling Pattern
Dragon Reader - Book Sling Pattern
Dragon Reader - Book Sling Pattern
Dragon Reader - Book Sling Pattern
Dragon Reader - Book Sling Pattern

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Machine Sewing
  • Basic Ironing, Quilting, Binding
  • Machine or Hand Applique

Pattern Description:

The materials listed are for the Applique version of the Book Sling. For the 'Days of Yore' Panel version please refer to the photos above.

The Dragon Reader is an applique or Panel Book Sling sewing pattern. All you need is a double Curtain rod and a little wall space for this guy! The Applique features 'Thor' our fun dragon and word READ to encourage those little ones to pick a book from the sling! The fabric used is 'Days of Yore' designed by Sue Marsh for RJR Fabrics.


  • 2/3 yard Green Scales
  • 3/4 yard Backing
  • 1/8 yard Pink Scales
  • 1/8 yard Yellow Scales
  • 1/8 yard Purple Scales
  • 3/4 yard Large Dots
  • 3/4 yard Purple Boxes & Stars
  • 1/3 yard Blue Handspray
  • 1/4 yard Purple Handspray
  • 1/4 yard Pink Handspray
  • 1/8 yard Yellow Handspray
  • 1/8 yard White
  • 1/8 yard Black

You Will Also Need:

  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Scissors, Seam Ripper & Thread
  • Rotary Cutter, Cutting Mat, Rulers
  • Sewing Machine & 1/4" Foot
  • Double Hung Curtain Rod
  • 2 Dowels at least 5/8"
  • Fusible Interfacing
  • Fusible Fleece

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