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Sew appliquéd egg cosies

appliqued egg cosies to sew - kitchen craft -

Enlarge template to approx 13cm high. Cut two egg-cosy pieces each from plain fabric, polyester wadding and printed fabric.

Trace heart on to Bondaweb. Iron on to reverse of printed fabric and cut out. Iron heart on to one egg-cosy piece and zigzag stitch in place.

Cut a 3.5cm x 8cm strip from printed fabric for loop. Press under 5mm along both long edges, fold in half lengthwise and stitch. Fold to form loop. Tack to top of one egg cosy.

Tack wadding to wrong side of egg-cosy pieces. With right sides facing, stitch egg cosies together, taking 1cm seam allowances. Repeat for lining, leaving gap for turning through. With right sides facing, stitch lining to egg cosy around lower edge. Turn right side out. Sew up gap in lining and tuck inside egg cosy.

Plain fabric, wadding, Bondaweb. Polyester toy filling, ribbon and beads, John Lewis (0845 604 9049). Printed fabric, Liberty (020 7734 1234). Gingham check fabric, The Cloth House (020 7437 5155). 


Feature: Kirsty Robertson. Photo: Richard Burns. Illustrations: Terry Evans

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