Intro: Free Thanksgiving Sewing Project: How to Turn a Child's Paper Art Project Into a Fabric Art Piece
For this project you will need:
|-about 1/4 of yard of cream fabric for quilt front and back|
|-scraps of fall color fabrics|
|-basic sewing needs|
This paper craft that my son made 15 years ago in kindergarten is now beginning to rip, curl, and ruin. I wanted to preserve this precious turkey he made at such a young age so I decided to make a fabric art of it.
Carefully I traced each piece. Picked out similar colors of fabric of what he choice.
Then I pinned and cut out each piece of fabric. I placed the pieces in place according to how John made his turkey, and carefully appliquéd around each piece of fabric using a zigzag stitch. I hand embroidered his name age and date. Then place a backing and quilt batting to turn it into a quilt to be on display.