Designed by Kim Kruzich of Retro Mama
12×18" blue wool-blend felt (hoop)
9×12" wool-blend felt in teal, yellow, gold, orange, white, gray, and pink (elephants, balls, bunting)
Scraps of assorted 100% cotton polka dots in assorted colors to match (elephant ears)
Lightweight iron-on fusible web (such as Steam A Seam)
Heavyweight thread (such as hand-quilting thread)
Embroidery floss: black and orange
2—34"-long pieces of yarn
Narrow masking tape
9"-diameter, 5⁄8"-wide wood embroidery hoop (you’ll only use the inner hoop)
4—2 cm felt balls in assorted matching colors (available at crafts store)
Flexible tape measure
Finished mobile: 9" diameterYardages and cutting instructions are based on 36" of usable wool-blend felt fabric width.
Editor’s note: Circus mobile is for decoration only. It is not a toy and should be kept out of reach of young children and infants because it contains small parts.