Felt Cardinal on a Snowy Afternoon
School was called off early and the snow is coming down. It’s a good afternoon to hunker down with a movie and a project. Today I finished a felt cardinal ornament that I’ve been puttering with. She joins the collection with my chickadee and owl family.
I’ve put the pattern online here for you to download and have fun with.
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