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Thread: Chick Basket

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    This is the third in a series of Easter baskets I have posted. A lot of the techniques I used in this basket I used in the horse and bunny baskets.

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    Chick Basket pattern page 2

    Chick Basket pattern page 1

    Chick Basket instructions

    Applique the eyes. There is an alternate face included in the pattern.
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    Stitch around beak, trim, sew in place
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    Pleat the topknot and stitch across the bottom to hold in pleats
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    Attach topknot to top of head
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    Put head on another piece of felt and starting at one side of the chin , stitch around to the other side- remember to leave an opening so you can stuff the head!
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    This is how a trimmed head looks from the back
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    Cut out 1 set of wings on the fold
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    Lay opened wings on another piece of felt and stitch around (leave opening) , trim back even with the front . Stuff just to the line on pattern.
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    Cut out the feet, layer onto another piece of felt, stitch all the way around, trim.
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    Pull back of foot away from front and cut a slit in the BACK ONLY
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    Stuff feet lightly. When you glue them on the basket you will not see the slit.
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    Glue on the pieces
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    Yikes! forgot to stitch the wing shut, awww I'll just glue it.
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    Happy Hunting!
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    you can see examples of the baskets here:

    http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-109694-1.htm

    technically, i don't think these are quilting projects.

    soooooooo ... don't tell the Moderator where you found the instructions. :lol:

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    oh how cute, thanks

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    Those are really cute!

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    What a very cute idea ... thanks for sharing.

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    Too cute!

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    thanks so much for sharing. he's sooooo cute

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    Thank you for the tute :D:D:D

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    Thats the cutest one. Thanks!

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    Love it.

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