I was certain that my baby was a girl, looked like a girl in every ultrasound up to two weeks ago, when he finally decided to show us good!!! I wanted a pink jungle nursery, so I made this elephants for the wall, I guess now I have to make them again in blue!!!!!
I hope you like this easy project.
You need fabric and a wood stretcher. I used an old picture and ripped the canvas out.
The setting on the sewing machine is for a satin stitch. it is a zig zag that is very close together. For the elephant silhouettes, I searched google images and drew inspiration from some pictures, and then created my own by tracing into white paper.
This is more or less what I wanted to make, so I traced the elephants on the paper. Each on a different sheath of paper. I changed it afterwards to make a curved trunk for the big elephant, so it looks like mammy elephant is hugging her baby.I cut each silhouette and then I cut them out of the fabric I selected.
I used a satin stitch to make the ear shape and the little eyes. Afterwards, I positioned them until I was satisfied. i ended up cutting mommy's trunk shorter.
I sewed all around the borders with the satin stitch, using contrasting thread for each.
When the sewing was done, I stretched over the wood frame and stapled it.