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Fabric Bird Tree Topper

Steps:4
Fabric birds tending gold-leaf eggs make a peaceful scene atop your Christmas tree. Give life to their shapes with colorful feathers and beaded trim.
Materials
  • Similar fancy fabrics in contrasting colors and textures (we used brocade, velvet, and wide ribbon), from bandjfabrics.com
  • Polyester stuffing
  • Similar strung glass seed beads (#94364956), by Blue Moon, from createforless.com
  • Beading needle (#34073645), from createforless.com
  • Curved upholstery needle (#65011152), by Dritz, from createforless.com
  • Similar feathers (#60732497), from createforless.com
  • White craft glue
  • Black glass seed beads (#54932102), by Mill Hill, from createforless.com
  • 20-gauge floral wire (#01493122), from createforless.com
  • Gold-leafed or spray painted eggs
  • Similar nest (#09765871), from createforless.com
  • Felt bird template
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