Owls – children’s pocket organizer

Owls – children's pocket organizer - free tutorial
Instructions for making owls – children’s pocket organizer.

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MATERIAL: colored and ecru cotton fabrics, foam, interfacing, felt – white, yellow, orange, cotton thread, 24 black buttons, sticks.


PDF pattern (for download or print click to button in top-right corner)


PDF tutorial (for download or print click to button in top-right corner)

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From the cotton fabric according to the pattern cut 6x FP, 12x wings, 4x large pocket, 4x small pockets, from the felt cut 6x beaks, 12x eyes, 12x feet. From the foam or interfacing cut 3x FP, from adhesive interfacing 6x wings 0.5cm smaller. From the ecru fabric cut a 4x21cm strip for loops.

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Individual pieces for one owl

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Iron the interfacing on the wings and pockets.

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Iron the edges of the loops into the center and then in half.

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Fold the upper edge of the pockets 2x and iron.

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Sew the pockets.

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Sew the loops on each side, fold in half, and pin the feet onto two of them from each side. Fold the last loop in half.

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Pin on the eyes and beak.

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Before sewing, place a piece of paper underneath. Sew edges, tear off paper.

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Place pocket B right sides together on the blue marks and sew with a 0.5 seam allowance.

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Flip the pocket upwards and iron.

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Pin pocket C below, pin pocket A on the second owl piece.

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Sew edges of the pockets. Pin the feet and loop on one owl.

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Pin the owls right sides together and place foam on the bottom.

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Pin.

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Place paper under the owl, sew with a 0.5cm seam allowance all around, leaving an opening for turning out, remove the paper. Make cuts in round edges and turn right side out.

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Place wings right sides together and sew from mark to mark.

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Cut round edges.

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Turn wings right side out, fold each side and stitch separately (leave opening)

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Owl from the other side.

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Stitch the opening in the owl shut and sew by hand.

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Pin wings as shown in picture, open wings and place on owl.

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Sew edges of wings on machine or by hand. Sew on buttons.

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