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This Appli-bond© Cardinal looks real. You can almost hear his chirping. Construct the bird, holly leaves and berries from bonded fabric. A demonstration is given for the oval setting.

Size: 24 1/2" x 26 1/2"
Time to Complete: 5 - 6 hours

Needs List - Tools

  • Required pattern ($5.00/each)*
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • White marking pencil*
  • Blue water soluble pen *
  • Template material or pre-cut template*
  • Cutting board / rotary cutter / ruler
  • Appliqué / straw needles*
  • Appli-bond needles* or embroidery needles
  • Embroidery floss: black, brown, green and red
  • Thread to match Branch Bead for eye
  • Glass seed beads: red *
  • Sharp ¼ hole punch
  • Glue-baste-it or glue stick*

* These products will be available for purchase in class.

Needs List - Fabrics

  • Background: 2/3 yd
  • Border & bindings: 1 yd
  • Foundation, crest, breast & berries (bright red): ¼ yd
  • Wings & tail (dark red): 1/8 yd
  • Leaves: ¼ yd
  • Face (black), head (red), bill (pale rust) branch: scraps
  • Heat N Bond Ultra Hold Iron on Adhesive (no substitutions)*

* These products will be available for purchase in class.

Sewing machines are not needed. An iron and ironing surface would be very helpful.

Complete kits for the Cardinal are also available for $38.00 each. The kit includes the required $5.00 pattern, all fabrics including borders, bindings and background. Also included are the Heat N Bond and embroidery floss.

Please let me know the number of kits required in advance.

Joan Shay
17568 SE 121st Circ
Summerfield, FL. 34491
contact: email / 352-307-5278