Tuesday, August 16, 2011

My fabric birds and their adventures!

My creative urge on the weekend led me to making some fabric birds. I made a pair, blue and pink.

The pattern I used for the birds was from Spool, you can download it here. After making one the other week, I tweaked the pattern to have a more rounded head and put in a felt beak.

After I made them I let them fly around to explore their surroundings. Here is where they flitted.

After receiving some lovely rain yesterday, I let them out in the back garden to take a drink from our bird bath.
 After their adventures it was time to put them in their resting place.
This morning I let them inside again, and as I type this post, I have two little birdies watching me!
I hope you enjoyed following my birds adventures. I did make something else on the weekend too that included ruffles, but I'll keep that for my next post.

I'm joining Inspiration Friday at the Picket Fence and
Pink Saturday


Jo said... Reply to comment

Love your post Netty, such pretty birds!Well done.Has Paul seen this post I can just hear him now :)

Naturally Carol said... Reply to comment

Your two little birds have led a very active life since they were created! They are lovely.

Bev C said... Reply to comment

Hello Annette,

Oh they are beautiful, while I am typing this I have two little willy-wagtails looking at me. I tried to make this pattern a while back,didn't like it,what changes did you make?

Sarah at Finishing Touch Interiors said... Reply to comment

They are so pretty I love them in that beautiful birdcage

Becky~ said... Reply to comment

Oh thanks so much for visiting my blog.These birdies are sooo adorable.You do know how much I love them.Sweet!

Becky~ said... Reply to comment

Im a new follower forgot to mention that I was so excited about the birds LOL.Cant wait til your next post on ruffles another favorite of mine.

gail said... Reply to comment

thank you so much for visiting my blog. I love your birds, and look forward to your ruffles.

T's Daily Treasures said... Reply to comment

Your birdies are absolutely adorable and look so great in that birdcage.

My oops recipe was supposed to be baked doughnuts. It sounded easy enough, but I knew when I was mixing it up, that it didn't seem stiff enough and was looking more like a muffin mix-- but obviously, that didn't even work out. The blogger who posted it, actually had popped them out of the tins, and dipped them in butter and then a sugar/cinnamon mix -- but mine weren't popping out at all even though I greased the muffin tin. Oh well :/

Hope you've had a great day. Tammy

amanda said... Reply to comment

Great pics Annette! I made your buttery vanilla cake the other day...very moist and yummy!

LV said... Reply to comment

Now aren't you a smart and clever one. You did remarkable job on the birds.

Jil~Say It With Roses said... Reply to comment

Such pretty little love birds....

At The Picket Fence said... Reply to comment

Just darling! Thanks so much for sharing this at Inspiration Friday this week!

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