The Ominous Red-tailed Hawk

Red-tailed Hawks are really very beautiful. Unless you have nineteen chickens and six ducks. Then they become quite ominous. In honor of the hawks circling over head this past week, and the readers who requested it, here’s a Red-Tailed hawk ornament.

Red Tail Hawk Felt Ornament

Click here to download the PDF pattern. Share a picture if you decide to make this ornament!

Red Tail Hawk Felt Ornament Pattern

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9 Responses to The Ominous Red-tailed Hawk

  1. carol says:

    Thank you for these wonderful felt bird patterns. I am thrilled to have them.

  2. Val says:

    I have just discovered your bird patterns through Pinterest. They all look lovely and I will be trying some out. I think I need to make an Australian set. Thank you for your patterns.

  3. Hollow Shel says:

    Thank you for all these wonderful patterns – while I came here pursuing an owl pattern I saw on Craftster, you totally knocked my socks off with the range and beauty of patterns you’ve made for birds.

    I love that it’s not just the “expected” birds for ornaments like dove and cardinal, (though you have those too, and they are just lovely!) but also raptors like the red-tailed hawk, and recognizable breeds of owls.

    Thank you, thank you thank you again. Your work is absolutely enchanting.

  4. Donna Buckley says:

    Many thanks for your generosity in sharing these beautiful patterns.

  5. Renee says:

    I love love the red tail. How did you attach the gold wire? What type of wire is it? Just gorgeous. thanks so much for sharing.

    • sjbennett says:

      Renee, in this case I made a tall “U” out of the copper wire and sandwiched in between the two body parts. I tacked it into place to one of the body piece behind the wing so the stitches would not show. Hope this helps!

  6. Barb says:

    I cannot believe how lucky I am to have found your website. Each Christmas, I make an ornament for each of my three children. My middle son is absolutely passionate about hawks. I never, in my wildest dreams, imagined I’d find a hawk ornament pattern (in my favorite medium-felt!). I wasn’t even looking for it. Just stumbled here. My other two will love a hen and a rooster as we have those, too! A million thanks for sharing these sweet patterns!

  7. Claire Burb says:

    Thanks sooooo much for the great patterns i am hoping to adapt the colours of the red tail hawk for a peregrine falcon thanks claire

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