Stuffed Mushrooms

At our online event today, we showed participants how to make a handstitched fabric mushrooms from upcycled materials. In the film below you will find a recording showing you how to make a mushroom, and different ways to embellish their caps.

Click on the image above to watch a recording of our live event showing how to make these mushrooms

To make these mushrooms, you will need the following materials and equipment:
  • Pattern template available via our website
  • Red felt (or fleece or cotton fabric)
  • Card (a cereal packet is ideal)
  • Pen or pencil (for marking out pattern)
  • Stuffing (old stuffing from a pillow or cushion or chopped up bit of soft fabric/yarn will work well)
  • Sewing kit with red and white cotton
  • Scissors
  • Embroidery thread*
  • Small white beads or buttons*
  • *Optional

Here are some links to others that inspired our making as well as recommendations for further research/reading:

Keep an eye on our website for forthcoming online events: