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Knee-Hugger Elves PDF Pattern

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Just in time for the holidays, this easy-to-follow pattern will have you stitching up clever retro "knee-hugger" elves in no time! Masters of engaging poses, the elves' adjustable muffs allow them to clasp their knees, kick up their legs, or even hang from a branch. Best of all, they're are surprisingly easy to cut and stitch. Felt is a delight to work withbesides being soft to the touch, it doesn't fray and adds thickness to the elves' body. Pattern includes step-by-step instructions, detailed illustrations, and template pieces to create both girl and boy elves. Templates are included at full-size and do not require a seam allowance. This pattern is ideal for a confident beginner. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Cut out template pices, sew right sides together, turn pieces right side out, simple embroidery and handstitching. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Each elf is 15" (38cm) tall, hat to toe, and 4" (10cm) wide at the elbows

Recommended with this pattern

  • 12" ( x 18" (46cm) Sheets (Will make multiple elves) of 20%-30% wool/80%-70% rayon Woolfelt(r) National Nonwovens* Red, Mint Green or Turquoise (body & hat) Buttercream (face) Dark Brown, Brown or Gold (hair) White (collar & muff) Embroidery Floss: Black, Red (or Pink) 9mm Jingle Bell 2 Black Glass Beads size 6/E (for the eyes) Polyfill Stuffing Sewing Thread
  • Sewing Machine Scissors Pinking Sheers (Optional) Sewing Needle & Pins Knitting Needle, Dull Pencil or Small Crochet Hook (to turn the arms and legs right side out)

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Heidi Boyd
Heidi Boyd
Heidi Boyd is an author, designer and dedicated crafter. She has written fifteen books, her newest Fairytale Sewing was released in 2014. Her first fabric line 'Forest Frolics' debuted with Red Rooster fall of 2015. Her designs appear in a variety of national publications. She also produces a three lines of American-made Softie, Hoop and Tea Towel sewing kits. Additionally, Heidi's designs have appeared on a variety of HGTV and PBS television shows.