Sewing L e i s u r e A r t s L i b r a r y. c o m #800668 Humpty Cupid Design by Jane Chandler Approx Finished Size: 5½" tall (seated) Click Here to sign up for the FREE Leisure Arts E-newsletters at www.leisurearts.com to receive free projects, book reviews, handy tips, and more Inspiration! Originally published in Leaflet 1290, Holiday Humptys ©2008 by Leisure Arts, Inc. SUPPLIES 24 oz box of parakeet gravel Teaspoon Sewing machine Sewing thread Hand sewing needle Straight pins Scissors Tracing paper #2 pencil Polyester fiberfill Small crochet hook for turning fabric ⅜ yd – 44/45"w white satin for body, legs, gravel bag, and arms 10½" x 8" piece of gold lamé for wings 10½" x 4¼" piece of heavy weight, nonfusible interfacing for wings INSTRUCTIONS (Note: For all machine stitching, use a ¼" seam allowance. Backstitch at beginning and ending of each stitching line. Trim seam allowances to ⅛"; clip curves and corners. Use small crochet hook to turn fabric completely. When stuffing body, legs, and arms, pull off small amounts of fiberfill and pull fibers apart; stuff curves and corners first before stuffing remainder of area.) 7½" x 4" piece of pink satin for heart 7½" x 4" piece of dk pink satin for heart 8" ‑ ¼"w gold braid for halo 2 ‑ ¼" blue buttons for eyes Brown, red, and pink colored pencils Fig. 2 1. Trace patterns A‑F (pgs. 3-5) onto tracing paper; cut out traced patterns. 2. Pin traced patterns to fabric; cut out fabric pieces. Transfer markings on patterns to wrong side of fabric pieces. 3. Matching right sides and raw edges, pin and stitch body pieces together, leaving an opening between dots. Turn body right side out. 4. Matching right sides and raw edges, pin and stitch two leg pieces together, leaving top edge open. Turn leg right side out. Place one teaspoon of parakeet gravel in leg. Firmly stuff leg up to 2¾" from top edge with fiberfill. 5. Match seams of leg and stitch through leg just above fiberfill (Fig. 1). 6. Repeat Steps 4‑5 for remaining leg. 8. Press raw edge of opening on body back ¼" to wrong side. 9. Firmly stuff top of body up to 2" from bottom edge with fiberfill. 10. Matching raw edges, pin and stitch gravel bag pieces together, leaving straight edge open. Turn bag right side out. Press top edge ¼" to wrong side. 11. Fill gravel bag with parakeet gravel. Whipstitch opening closed. Insert bag in body with straight edge of bag toward head. Add fiberfill to body if necessary to fill in curves. Whipstitch opening closed. 12. Matching right sides and raw edges, pin and stitch two arm pieces together, leaving top edge open. Turn arm right side out. Press top edge ¼" to wrong side. 7. With toes facing right side of one body piece and matching raw edges, pin and stitch legs to body piece (Fig. 2). (Note: Body piece with legs attached will be body front. Do not catch body back in stitching.) 13. Firmly stuff arm up to 1¾" from top edge with fiberfill. With seams at sides, stitch through arm just above fiberfill (Fig. 3). Fig. 1 LeisureArtsLibrary.com • #800668 Page 2 of 5 ©2008 by Leisure Arts, Inc. Fig. 3 15. Repeat Steps 12‑14 for remaining arm. 16. Refer to photo to sew buttons to face for eyes. Use brown colored pencil to draw nose. Use red colored pencil to draw mouth. Use pink colored pencil to blush cheeks. 17. Matching raw edges, baste wing interfacing piece to wrong side of one wing fabric piece. 18. Matching right sides and raw edges, pin and stitch wing fabric pieces together, leaving an opening between dots. (Note: When sewing on lamé, use a very short stitch length.) Turn wings right side out; press. Whipstitch opening closed. 14. Lightly stuff remainder of arm with fiberfill. With thumb pointing up, whipstitch arm to side of body (Fig. 4). Fig. 4 19. Refer to photo to tack wings to center back of body. 20. Tack ends of gold braid together. Refer to photo to position halo on head. Tack halo to back of head. 21. Matching right sides and raw edges, pin and stitch two heart pieces together, leaving an opening between dots. Turn heart right side out; stuff with fiberfill. Whipstitch opening closed. Repeat for remaining heart. 22. Refer to photo to tack hearts in cupid’s arms. LeisureArtsLibrary.com • #800668 Page 3 of 5 ©2008 by Leisure Arts, Inc. LeisureArtsLibrary.com • #800668 Page 4 of 5 ©2008 by Leisure Arts, Inc. ©2008 by Leisure Arts, Inc., 5701 Ranch Drive, Little Rock, AR 72223. All rights reserved. This digital publication is protected under federal copyright laws. Reproduction or distribution of this digital publication or any other Leisure Arts publication, including publications which are out of print, is prohibited unless specifically authorized. This includes, but is not limited to, any form of reproduction or distribution on or through the Internet, including posting, scanning, or e-mail transmission. We have made every effort to ensure that these instructions are accurate and complete. We cannot, however, be responsible for human error, typographical mistakes, or variations in individual work. LeisureArtsLibrary.com • #800668 Page 5 of 5 ©2008 by Leisure Arts, Inc.
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