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Vinyl fabric

Cardboard for pattern pieces

Stuffing

Needle, thread or sewing machine

 

Pattern

  • Draw a 13” square on cardboard
  • Draw a 12 1/2” square on cardboard

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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  • Turn fabric upside down so rough side is facing up
  • Trace larger pattern onto fabric
  • Trace small patter inside first pattern
  • Repeat for six squares total
  • Cut out

 

Hint:

The outside lines are where you will cut the fabric

The inside lines are your stitching lines

 

  • Place 2 squares on top of each other
  • Keeping the rough side out on both pieces
  • Sew along one drawn line

 

HINT:

Do not sew past your sewing line

 

  • Sew three more squares around the first
  • Sew the last square onto one of the squares top edge

 

HINT:

Laid flat it should resemble a cross (at left)

  • Sew the sides of each piece together
  • Continue until you have only one side open
  • Trim each sewn corner (at an angle)

 [The seam bit that hangs past the stitches]

 

  • Turn cube right side out
  • Stuff so they are very solid

 

 

HINT:

You can stuff it with foam and or fiber fill

 

 

  • Fold in the two hems on open side and sew together

 

 

Hint:

For one cube you will need approximately a 4 foot long and 2 foot wide piece of fabric

 

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