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Pieced Felt Owl Pencil Holder

Take office supplies from drab to fab. Simple felt shapes and stitches combine to make an adorable pencil holder.

What you'll need:

  • Tracing paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Pinking shears
  • Felt in dark purple, light purple, pink, and turquoise
  • White embroidery floss
  • Two 1/2-inch purple buttons
  • Mesh pencil holder

Download the free sewing patterns, below.

  1. Trace the patterns; cut out. Use the patterns to cut felt shapes; use pinking shears to cut the circles and inner wings.
  2. Use three plies of floss and blanket stitches to outline the bottom section of the owl body and the head. Place the wings on the body and blanket-stitch outer edges together. Place the head on the body; add the circles, working running stitches around the circles.
  3. Sew buttons to the right-hand half of both circles.
  4. Tack the owl to the pencil holder at the outer wings.This owl embellishment would also be cute on a tote, t-shirt or an album cover.

Download the free sewing patterns for this owl accent.

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