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Makers Guide: Fur Winter Decor
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Makers Guide: Fur Winter Decor

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Beginner
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
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Description

Fur Tree

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 1/2 yard of fur
  • scissors or rotary cutter & mat
  • Paper for pattern
  • 16" Styrofoam™ cone
  • Tacky glue
  • Stand for base
  • 20 gauge wire for star
  • Board & nails to make star
  • Paint & sandpaper for stand

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Paint the tree stand and, when completely dry, distress with sandpaper.
  2. Using the pattern paper, roll the cone in the paper until it is covered. Trim away excess paper until there is a paper pattern for the cone.
  3. Lay out the pattern pieces on the fur back, making sure the nap of the fur is in a vertical direction on the cone. Trace and cut out.
  4. Using tacky glue on the surface of the cone, lay the fur around the cone. Make sure to smooth the fur over where it meets at the joint.
  5. To make the star, draw a 4" circle on a piece of wood. Make 5 equally spaced dots on the board and hammer a nail into each dot.
  6. Wrap the 20 gauge wire around the nails, as if drawing a star on paper. Do this 4 or 5 times. Remove star from the board and wrap around the star inter cross sections to secure star. Make a straight twisted wire piece to fasten the star to the tree.

Fur Stocking

SUPPLIES & TOOLS

  • ½ yd fabric
  • ½ yd Warm-N-Natural Batting
  • ½ yd 4” Fur Trim
  • Basic Sewing Supplies
  • Sewing machine
  • Iron and pressing surface

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Enlarge pattern; cut 4 stocking pieces for front, back and lining.
  2. Cut 2 pieces of batting.
  3. Cut 1 piece 2” x 6” for hanger.
  4. Baste batting to WS of stocking front and back.
  5. With RS together, sew front to back using a ½” seam.
  6. Clip curves and turn RS out.
  7. Cut fur trim 14”, sew RS together on 4” side; turn RS out.
  8. Baste fur trim to top of stocking.
  9. Press hanger piece in half, open and press edges to center; press into ½” x 6” and edge stitch.
  10. Fold in half to make hanger and baste over seam in fur trim.
  11. With RS together, sew lining using a ½” seam; leaving an opening for turning.
  12. Clip curves.
  13. Slip stocking into lining; with RS together, stitch top of stocking.
  14. Turn stocking RS out through opening in lining and slip stitch lining closed.
  15. Fit lining into stocking.

 

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Fur-Davos Craft Fur - White

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$10.99 $6.59 /yd

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Stryofoam Cone 15"X4" Bulk-White

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