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Door Bells

Fabric doorbells sewn from scraps of Christmas material. Fabric door bells.

 

Approximate Time: One hour

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Supplies:

  • scraps of Christmas fabric
  • rick rack braid
  • 1/2 inch pompoms
  • ribbon for bow
  • sewing machine

Instructions:

  1. For each bell, with cloth folded right sides together, cut two of pattern A. from contrasting colors, and cut one of pattern B.

  2. Pattern for bells.
     
  3. Place B right side up on one A piece, aligning bottoms. Machine baste in place.

  4. Using matching thread, sew rick rack braid over top basting line. Sew a second piece of rick rack along bottom basting line.

  5. Place second A piece on top of first A piece, right sides together and stitch around outside of bell, leaving open between arrows on one side. Trim seam at curves. Turn right side out through opening and press.

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  7. Slip stitch opening shut. Sew or glue half inch pompoms in place.

  8. Arrange bells as shown and tack together by hand on the back.

  9. Make a thread loop on the back for hanging and sew a ribbon bow to the front.

By preserver from Manitoba

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December 14, 20090 found this helpful

How pretty! I will have to do this for next year :) Too bogged down this year. Great job!

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