An apple for the first day of school

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My plan was to make these felt apples to celebrate the start of school, but my daughter Bella got a hold of them and completed most of them all by herself! They’re designed as coasters, but I used stick-back velcro and attached them to blank books as back-to-school gifts for the girls.

felt apples 2

felt apples 2

The free pattern is available on the Purl Bee, and the felt and embroidery thread is available from Purl Soho. I sewed them together by hand – although it could be done by machine, I enjoy the hand work, and sewing into felt is easy and fun.

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