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Snow Buddies

Chill out and hand-embroider snowman blocks to welcome winter.

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Designer: Robin Kingsley of Bird Brain Designs 

 

Materials 

FOR THREE BLOCKS

•    3—8" squares cream tone-on-tone (embroidery foundations)

•    9×21" piece (fat eighth) blue dot (flange) 

•    3—9×21" pieces (fat eighths) assorted blue prints (border, backing)

•    6" square cream-and-blue print (border) 

•    3—6-1⁄4" squares batting

•    Fine-point permanent fabric pen, such as a Pigma Micron pen: blue

•    Perle cotton No. 8: royal blue

•    Crewel needle: size 4

•    Embroidery hoop (optional)

•    1 yard 3⁄8"-wide ribbon: cream

•    6 miniature wood clothespins

•    2 star ornaments: gold (optional)

 

Finished block: 6" square

Measurements include 1⁄4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.

 

 

Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order. Click on "Download this Project" above for embroidery patterns.

 

From blue dot,  cut: 

•    12—1×5" strips

From each assorted blue print, cut: 

•    1—6-1⁄2" square

•    4—1-1⁄4 ×5" border strips

From cream-and-blue print, cut: 

•    12—1-1⁄4" squares

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