“Peace on Earth” Pouch

Materials

  • DMC Pearl Cotton 5: Red (321), Topaz-MD (783), White; Color Variations Evergreen Forest (4045)
  • National Nonwovens WoolFelt: White, 5”x5”, two; Barnyard Red, 3”x3”
  • White twisted cording, 8” length

Tools

  • DMC: Embroidery Scissors; Chenille Needle, size 22
  • Scallop-edge scissors
  • Quick-drying fabric glue

Basic Supplies

ruler, straight pins, scissors

Directions

STEP 1

  • Print out patterns. Cut large heart and two small hearts from Barnyard Red felt and two pouch pieces from White felt.

STEP 2

  • Position large heart on front of pouch; pin or spot glue in place. Embroider around edges of heart using feather stitch and 4045 Evergreen Forest. Remove pins.

STEP 3

  • Backstitch “peace on earth” along bottom edges of heart using 783 Topaz-MD. Embroider French Knot on bottom tip of heart with 321 Red and greenery in fly stitch with 4045 Evergreen Forest. Knot and clip loose ends.

STEP 4

  • For decorative band, cut 4”x3/8” strip from White felt. Trim top edge with regular scissors and bottom edge with scallop-edge scissors. Position band along top of pouch; adhere in place using glue. Trim excess felt on each end if needed.

STEP 5

  • For dangling heart, twist 2” length of 321 Red. Sandwich one end between two small hearts; adhere together using glue. Position other end inside bottom tip of pouch; adhere using glue. Let dry.

STEP 6

  • Position embroidered pouch front onto pouch back; pin together. Embroider pouch pieces together along edges using whipstitch using White. Knot and clip loose ends.

STEP 7

  • For hanger, adhere white cording to top inside edges of pouch using glue. Let dry.
by Alice Okon for The DMC Corp.

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/4076/d1cfddd3-9600-469a-91c0-cd130b998400.pdf



“Peace on Earth” Pouch
“Peace on Earth” Pouch