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Create A Ferret-Themed Wall Tapestry

Use this step-by-step guide to create a ferret-themed wall tapestry.

By Deva Kolb
Posted: February 1, 2009, 5 a.m. EST

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ferret and letter pattern

Ferret Tapestry
Assembly Step #9

Using beige colored felt, cut out the overall shape of the ferret. Then, using the green, cut out the letters. (Click image to enlarge.)

patterns for ferret pieces

Ferret Tapestry
Assembly Step #10

Next, cut out the paper pieces of the ferret that you want to be another color and place them on felt of another color. (Click image to enlarge.)

ferret with pieces added

Ferret Tapestry
Assembly Step #11

Cut out the heart, nose, eyes and mouth of the ferret. (Click image to enlarge.)

arranging pieces on heart

Ferret Tapestry
Assembly Step #12

Place the ferret and the letters on the heart. You can move them around to decide where to place them. Pin the ferret and the letters to heart. Using a zigzag stitch, sew them in place. You can use a small amount of glue to hold the pieces in place before sewing them. (Click image to enlarge.)

cutting out flower pattern

Ferret Tapestry
Assembly Step #13

Draw six or seven full daisies on white felt and a couple of smaller half-daisies. Cut these out. Cut lots of leaves in two or three different shades of green. Cut out small pink hearts for the center of the daisies. Arrange the flowers and leaves along the opposite side of the heart from the ferrets. Glue or pin down. (Click image to enlarge.)

sewing flowers to tapestry

Ferret Tapestry
Assembly Step #14

After pinning and/or gluing the pieces where you want them, sew them down. (Click image to enlarge.)

outlining pieces on tapestry

Ferret Tapestry
Assembly Step #15

If you choose to glue the pieces, use a permanent marker to highlight the edges. (Click image to enlarge.)

completed ferret wall tapestry

Ferret Tapestry
Assembly Step #16

This is your finished project. (Click image to enlarge.)

Loving new ideas, Deva Kolb is constantly designing new arts and crafts. She is always on the lookout for something that would be fun to share, and many of her creations can be seen on her website.

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I may not be the craftiest of people but I love this banner and I really want to attempt it! Thanks for the patterns and the instructions.
Colleen, Susquehanna, PA
Posted: 2/19/2009 11:42:35 PM
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