Here is a little quiet time felt garden I made. I think this would make a great gift for a baby shower or 1st birthday.
I used wool felt except for 2 areas. I really wanted it to be able to hold up from a child's usage.
Here are the sizes I cut:
Blue felt was 9 x 9 inches.
Brown felt was 9 x 5 1/2 inches.
Sun 1 1/4 inches
Clouds can be purchased from here. (This was die cut.)
Try not to laugh too hard at my crude pattern. I just free handed some designs until I liked them. Drew them onto freezer paper and ironed onto my piece of wool felt and cut out.
You need to cut 2 pieces for each vegetable and only 1 for the top of the veggie.
I used french knots for the sun's eyes and stem stitch for the rays.
I sandwiched a veggie top in between 2 veggies pieces and sewed together.
Once everything was sewed on to the proper spot I cut another larger piece of tan wool felt to use as a backing to hide all stitches and to give more reinforcement.
Just in case there is any question as to the veggies I picked: celery, carrot, beets.
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