bird mobile

spool sewing bird mobile

Finally got around to making a bird mobile from the spool sewing tutorial. I exclusively used fabric received in a patchwork-themed fabric swap a few months ago. The mobile shown was gifted to my sister-in-law for her birthday. It serves as decoration in her somewhat bare living room.

spool sewing bird mobile

These birds are addictive to work on. It’s fun to dig through my scrap box and pull together interesting fabric combinations. They’re also a great project to work on while otherwise distracted. These were all constructed as the Mister and I furiously worked out way through the last few seasons of Doctor Who (the library only lets you check out a season for a week). My plan is to add more birds to the leftover pile and pull together a slightly more elaborate set-up for some lonely corner of our house.


23 Responses to “bird mobile”

  1. ellie Says:

    zomg i ❀ it!

  2. Allison Says:

    that is so cute! i made some of those birds to hang in the sewing space, but I’m jealous of anyone who has a mobile like this! Thanks for stopping by and linking -Allison

  3. Debra Says:

    Love your birds! Seeing yours, makes me want to get busy and sew my own flock πŸ™‚

  4. Leslie Says:

    these are lovely. i tried starting this project but was soon distracted by many others

  5. Lynds Says:

    oh my! these are really cute!

  6. renjet Says:

    They look great and I love the combinations of fabric! Also, I particularly like the feet you’ve given them with the ribbon πŸ™‚

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