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Magical Holiday Stars Sewing Project

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Create a star in wool fabric and decorate with silver threads, it will be a shimmering Holiday decoration in your window or on your wall.

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Supplies:

  • PFAFF® ambition ™ sewing machine
  • Heavy boiled wool 0.35m
  • Sequin fabric 0.2m
  • Robison-Anton 40wt embroidery thread –light grey
  • Deco Fuse stabilizer
  • Silver ribbon ¼ ” (0.6cm) wide, 0.5m/star
  • Scissors
  • Pins

 

Cut:

From the wool:

  • One large star (cookie cutters make a great pattern) or a clip art starOne square slightly larger than your pattern

 

From the sequin fabric:

  • One small star (cookie cutters make a great pattern) or a clip art starOne square slightly larger than your pattern

 

From the stabilizer:

  • One large star slightly smaller than your pattern

 

Prepare:

  • Press the stabilizer on the wrong side of the wool, make sure it is slightly smaller than the wool star.
  • Thread your machine with Robison Anton embroidery thread both in top and bobbin.
  • Place the sequin star on the right side of the wool star. Place the sequin square on the wool square and place them underneath with the right sides facing down.

 

Decorate:

  • Sew a reinforced straight stitch around the edges of both the sequin and the woolstar. Cut away the excess fabric from the squares. Sew a decorative stitcharound the edges, we used a star shaped stitch, see picture.

 

Finish:

Attach the ribbon on the top of the star with a straight stitch.

Hang it in your window. Enjoy!