These little hand-stitched felt bears have an important duty: safely guarding teeth awaiting pickup by the Tooth Fairy. As Martha Stewart Living television stylist Cindy Treen demonstrates, you'll need to know several basic embroidery stitches for this project: the backstitch, satin stitch, French knot, and whipstitch.
Perhaps because she's always loved things that fly, Martha recalls vividly the day her brother won a kite flying competition. The darting tails and the bright colors against the blue sky were almost magical.
Ripstop cloth (often called parachute cloth) in red, yellow, and blue