85F3CE96-2B73-4819-B350-FD64F4FBC6D4 .Quiltscapes.: Mini~Snippets: Little Birdies!

Monday, November 3, 2014

Mini~Snippets: Little Birdies!

The free tutorial for this adorable little pincushion is now available HERE.

More ideas:  
  • Make a sachet by adding a little lavender or a few drops of essential oil to the stuffing.   
  • Stitch a folded ribbon or string into the center seam between the wings and you've got an easy Christmas ornament.
  • Glue a hair clip to the bottom and clip it to random places.
  • Glue your Little Birdie to a large button base for more stability.
  • Insert a 1" magnet with the stuffing then stick your Little Birdie to random places.
And here's how you can make 146 at a time...
UPDATE:  See full instructions to make a flock HERE.
292 wings
Glue 8 sets of wings to each 2-1/2" strip for bodies, stitch to 2-1/2" strips for head/tail, then cut apart.
Fold each bird in half, insert beak and chain piece.  Ready to go to Quilt Market!
And how to meet quilty friends... here are just a few snapshots.
Helen
She HAD to make one, her name is Byrdie!
Donna
Mark

11 comments:

  1. OMG, you made so many, that was a lot of work!

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  2. Soooo cute! They are so tiny and great for making friends!

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  3. Heheheheh... You are too funny my friend! Here's how you make 146 at a time... Good to know! Although... :-) Thanks for the awesome time and fun photo shoot!

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  4. Oh these are soooooooo cute and lovable. Thank you sew very much for sharing and caring. Creative Birdie Bliss...

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  5. this is a defnate on my to do list

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  6. Love, love this! My mother loved birds and even when she couldn't get out of the bed any more reminded us to fill up the bird feeders. :) I want to make my sister one of these! blessings, marlene

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  7. They are so cute...I must make one! Or, two...

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  8. Made on an love it. I will be making more. Thank you

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