Organic Cotton Fabric Pixies with a Beard made from Raw Silk

Organic Cotton Fabric Pixies with a Beard made from Raw Silk

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These pixies with long pointy hats are made from organic Vivi Gade design cotton fabric (the Copenhagen series). Each pixie is filled with polyester stuffing and decorated with a glued-on beard made from carded raw silk and a wooden bead for the nose.

Guide step 1
1.
Print and cut out the template which is available as a separate PDF file for this idea. Draw and cut out from design fabric: 2 x body, 1 x bottom and 1 x hat.
Guide step 2
2.
Sew the two pixie body parts together along the edge, outer side against outer side. Make a seam at the bottom of the hat and sew together, outer side against outer side.
Guide step 3
3.
Sew the bottom onto the body, but leave an opening for inserting the stuffing. Turn outside in.
Guide step 4
4.
Fill the body first with polyester stuffing and then with plastic pellets to give it some weight/balance. A TIP: Use a funnel, for example made from card, for putting the pellets inside the pixie's body.
Guide step 5
5.
Close the opening with a needle and thread.
Guide step 6
6.
A beard: tear short pieces of the carded raw silk and gather in a bundle. Trim at the end and gather the bundle with tape.
Guide step 7
7.
Sew the taped bundle together on the sewing machine and then remove the tape.
Guide step 8
8.
Glue the beard and the wooden bead for the nose onto the pixie. NB: Place the nose right under the stitching of the beard. The stitching will be covered by the hat.
Guide step 9
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A pointy hat: Insert a frame made from aluminium wire (shaped according to the measurement of the hat). Now the hat can be shaped how you want it.
Guide step 10
10.
Place the aluminium wire frame inside the hat.
Guide step 11
11.
Glue the pointy hat onto the body and shape the hat according to your own taste.
Template
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