Vintage Bead Dove Ornament

Materials

  • Cotton fabric
  • Fancy woven fabric scrap (for wing)
  • Leather string: 5”; 6”; 7”; 9”
  • Buttons
  • Vintage and new glass beads

Tools

  • Fiberfill stuffing
  • Cotton thread: heavy-duty; sewing
  • Sewing needle

Directions

STEP 1

  • Print and cut out patterns. Cut two doves from cotton and wing from woven fabric.

STEP 2

  • Hand sew wing to one dove piece. Sew buttons to wing edges.

STEP 3

  • For dangles, string glass beads and buttons onto leather cords, knotting between each bead.

STEP 4

  • Use heavy-duty thread to sew dove pieces together with leather beaded dangle and hanger ends in between, leaving small opening for stuffing.

STEP 5

  • Stuff dove and sew opening closed. Make French knot for dove’s eye.
by Eva Hanusova

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/4273/ac5af95b-27cc-4921-9d40-dc560206e5bc.pdf



Vintage Bead Dove Ornament
Vintage Bead Dove Ornament