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Cute Critter Applique Designs


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The cute critter appliqus are fun and easy to make. There are six designs - a bird, owl, ladybug, turtle, snail and dinosaur. They can be reduced or enlarged to any size. You can appliqu the designs on t-shirts, tote bags, bibs, party hats, etc. Instructions are given to sew a machine straight stitch around the appliqu designs. Other options would be to sew a machine zig zag or satin stitch around the edges. If you don't have a sewing machine, you can embroider the blanket stitch by hand around the edges of the appliqu pieces. A diagram is included in the instructions to hand embroider French knots for eye dots. Pieces of ribbon folded in half are used to make legs and antennae on some of the critters. THIS PDF E-PATTERN INCLUDES: full size patterns, materials list, detailed instructions written in English and clear step-by-step photographs. Copyrights protect these designs from being reproduced in any media format to be resold. Permission is given for the appliqus to be used to make and sell the finished designs in limited quantities. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Use a sewing machine

Recommended with this pattern

  • Light to medium weight cotton print fabrics for appliqu shapes - one 5" x 7" rectangle or smaller for each shape
  • Iron-on fusible web - one 5" x 7" rectangle or smaller for each shape
  • 1/4" to 5/8 Ribbon - two 2 1/2" pieces for bird and owl legs, and snail and ladybug antennae, 14" piece for bow on bird and owl (optional)

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