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Scarf Safari | Sewing Crafts

Scarf Safari

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

Materials

  • Fleece
  • Buttons
  • Embroidery floss
  • Animal templates
  • Straight edge
  • Fabric glue
  • Faux fur
  • Felt

Instructions

1. To make the snake Cut a long piece of fleece (ours measured 56 by 5 inches). Trim the fabric so that it's about 4 inches wide along the body and tapers to a point at one end for the tail and has a head shape at the other end. Sew on a fleece tongue. For eyes, sew on stacks of fleece circles and buttons with embroidery floss.

Scarf Safari, Shark - Step 2

2. To make the shark Place the head template on one end of a long piece of fleece (ours measured 60 by 9 inches), with the fin template directly behind it. Place the tail template at the opposite end. Use a straight edge to draw a line connecting the templates (the body should be about 6 inches wide), then cut out the shark. Cut teeth from white fleece and secure them with fabric glue. Sew on a button eye with embroidery floss and snip five to seven gill slits.

Scarf Safari, Dachshund - Step 3

3. To make the dachshund Cut a long piece of fleece for the body (ours measured 52 by 6 inches), trimming out legs at each end. Cut out a fleece face and faux fur ears and sew them on with embroidery floss. Cut teeth from white fleece and secure them with fabric glue. For the tail, cut a faux-fur triangle. Fold it in half lengthwise, stitch it closed, and sew it to the scarf.

Scarf Safari, Cat - Step 4

4. To make the cat Cut a long piece of fleece for the body (ours measured 54 by 6 inches), trimming out legs at each end. Cut out a fleece face and sew it on with embroidery floss. Sew on stacks of two buttons for eyes. For whiskers, fold a small piece of fleece in half, cut three slits on the unfolded edges, and unfold the fleece. Attach the whiskers with embroidery floss while stitching the nose and mouth. For the tail, cut a long, narrow strip of fleece and knot it at one end. Sew it to the scarf, through the knot.