Digital Pattern

The Early Bird

by Jenny McWhinney

This practical peg bag, adorned with friendly redwork bird, is sure to become a favourite accessory in your home.

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You will catch more than a few compliments with this delightful Redwork peg bag, embroidered with a wonderful collection of feathered friends all keen to help with the washing. 

Stitched in the style of traditional redwork with three shades of red stranded cotton thread, the cylindrical bag is finished at the upper and lower edges with contrasting print fabrics and a row of overlapping fabric petals.

A cotton tape strap is attached to the upper edge with red wooden buttons and can be secured to the clothesline with a swivel latch.

About this Digital Pattern File

This product is a digital PDF file for you to save and print at home and, as a digital product, it is non-refundable. It does not include any materials or kit. Included are comprehensive instructions to create the project along with detailed step-by-step illustrations/photographs, a full list of threads and materials required, pattern sheet plus any relevant hints, tips and tricks.

Printing this Digital Pattern

To print the full-size pattern sheet you may need to select "tiling" as the print method. This will print in sections over multiple pages which you then stick together to form the full-size pattern sheet.

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Additional Information

  • Product Type
  • Designer
    Jenny McWhinney
  • Technique
    Surface Embroidery
  • Project Type
    Bag - Peg
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