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STRAWBERRY
a pattern by Alison Hogg

Materials

scraps of red cotton fabric

scraps of green felt

sewing machine

polyfil

sewing needle & thread

Instructions

1. Use the template on page 3 to cut out strawberry shape in red fabric.
Place template along fold of fabric.

2. Fold so that right sides are touching. Sew with a sewing machine, the
base and side seam, as indicated by the black line on the strawberry
template. Sew a few reverse stitches at the beginning and end of the
seam.

3. Turn right side out. Use something like the point of a knitting needle to
ease out the corners of the seams. Fold the top raw edge over about ¼
inch.

4. With double thread in a matching colour, beginning with a double
stitch, sew a line of running stitches close to the top edge.

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5. Before gathering top edge, stuff with polyfil, push down with the blunt
end of a knitting needle.

6. Gather the top of the strawberry by pulling thread tightly. Sew a few
stitches to secure and loose end of thread inside strawberry.

7. Use the template on page 3, cut the sepals out of green felt.

8. With double thread in a matching colour, begin with a double stitch and
sew a line of running stitches close to the straight edge of felt piece.

9. Pull thread tightly so that a circle is formed, sew a double stitch to
secure.

10. Attach sepals to top of berry.

©copyright Alison Hogg 2009. For personal use only.
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TEMPLATES
STRAWBERRY
                                        

                      

 
FOLD

                                                                        

 

 
sew seam along black line 
 

 

 

 
                        
SEPALS