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Project: Wool Owl Pillow


inspired by To owl a Good NiGhT from designers Cori derksen and myra Harder of blue meadow designs (BluemeadowdesiGNs.com) projeCt maker: jennifer keltner

A houndstooth owl rests on a plaid branch atop a wool pillow embellished with zipper trim from Indygo Junction (indygojunction.com).

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Project: Wool Owl Pillow Materials 418" rectangle brown plaid


felted wool (appliqus) 1012" rectangle purple houndstooth felted wool (appliqus) 8" square lavender felted wool (appliqus) 48" rectangle blue check felted wool (appliqus) Scrap orange felted wool (appliqus) 161 220 1 2" rectangle solid green hand-dyed wool (appliqu foundation) 161 220 1 2" rectangle backing fabric Two rickrack-embellished 2"-diameter buttons Three 20"-long zipper trim pieces Pillow stuffing Freezer paper Embroidery floss: brown, purple, lavender, blue, and orange
1. Lay freezer paper, shiny side

down, over patterns. Use a pencil to trace each pattern, leaving 1 2" between tracings. Cut out freezer paper shapes roughly 1 4" outside traced lines.
2. Using a hot dry iron, press

beak on green wool 161 2201 2" appliqu foundation rectangle. Baste in place.
2. Using embroidery threads that

match appliqus, hand-stitch around each shape with a tack stitch.


3. Secure a rickrack-embellished

freezer-paper shapes, shiny sides down, onto designated wools; let cool. Cut out wool shapes on drawn lines. Peel off freezer paper. From brown plaid wool, cut: 1 of Pattern A From purple houndstooth wool, cut: 1 each of patterns B, D, and D reversed From lavender wool, cut: 1 of Pattern C From blue check wool, cut: 2 of Pattern E From orange wool, cut: 1 of Pattern F

button in the center of each blue check E eye circle.

Finish Pillow

1. Align the woven edges of the

zippered accents with the raw edges of right side of appliqud rectangle along side and top edges, so the teeth of the zipper strips are facing the center; baste. Trim off excess zipper strips. With right sides together, layer the backing rectangle and appliqud rectangle.
2. Sew the layers together, leaving

finished pillow: 2016" Quantities are for 100% wool fabrics. measurements include 1 4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.

Appliqu Pillow Top


1. Referring to appliqu

a 6"-wide opening in bottom edge for turning. Turn pillow cover right side out.
3. Fill the pillow cover with stuffing

Prepare Fabrics

placement diagram, position brown plaid A branch, purple houndstooth B body, lavender C chest, purple houndstoothD wing andD reversed wing, blue check E eyes, and orange F

until firm. Slipstitch opening closed.

Felted wool doesnt fray, so there is no need to turn under the edges of the appliqu pieces. To felt wool, machine-wash it in a hot-water-wash, cool-rinse cycle with a small amount of detergent; machine-dry on high heat and steam-press.

201 2"

E 161 2"

Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order. Patterns are on pages 35. To use freezer paper for cutting appliqu shapes, complete the following steps.

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APPLIQU PLACEMENT DIAGRAM


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Wool Owl Pillow


Pattern F

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Project: Wool Owl Pillow

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Pattern E

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Pattern F

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Pattern D

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Pattern E

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Pattern F

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Pattern A 2 of 2

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Pattern D

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Pattern E

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Pattern A 1 of 2

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Wool Owl Pillow

Pattern A 1 of 2

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Pattern B 1 of 2

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Pattern C 1 of 2

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Pattern B 2 of 2

Pattern C 2 of 2

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COLOR OPTION To Owl a Good Night Owl Pattern.Part 1 altered by Alexandria Meyer 1-31-11

Quilts and More Spring 2011 CMR 4164610 MID 4148573 Hooty Hoot Quilt Full Size Patterns Barb Gordon 10-7-10 100549577

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