Coffee lamb with their own hands: tips for beginners

Do you like to make souvenirs yourself? A very interesting gift is a coffee lamb. With your own hands make it easy, the materials used are available. The original product is that it exudes a pleasant fragrance.

Coffee lambs (goats) with their own hands

These animals are a symbol of the year, so they can be executed as a New Year's souvenir or presented on the name day to the person who was born in the corresponding year. In addition, for those born under the sign of Aries, you can also present a pretty merry lamb.

The meaning of coffee toys is that they have a characteristic color and aroma. You can make such a souvenir in two ways:

  1. Sew a three-dimensional soft toy from a white fabric, which will be pre-processed in a decoction of coffee;
  2. To make a souvenir (in the form of a relief or a three-dimensional object) by gluing on the prepared skeleton of coffee beans.

Both methods are easy to implement, but traditionally a coffee toy is considered to be sewn products that resemble old toys from the grandmother's chest, so they are also called "attic".

Materials and Tools

You should get a beautiful and neat coffee lamb. It's not difficult to do it with your own hands, but take care to prepare everything you need beforehand. You will need the following:

  • Cotton fabric (calico, chintz) is white.
  • Coffee beans.
  • Pattern or paper for its creation;
  • Pencil, eraser.
  • A piece of chalk.
  • Scissors.
  • Pins.
  • Needle with thread.
  • Sewing machine.
  • Filler (holofayber or other material).
  • PVA glue.
  • Acrylic paints.

If you make a souvenir, pasting the surface of the base with coffee beans, the fabric is not required, but to apply glue it is better to use a thermo-gun. You will also need cardboard to make the frame.

Tissue staining

So, you have prepared everything to make a beautiful soft toy - a coffee lamb. With your own hands it is easy to sew a product. Coloring the fabric at home is also easy. To give the desired shade is better to cut out the details, but it is possible and after. However, it is better to paint the fabric, not the finished toy. This will allow you to carry out the operation more accurately so that no creases are formed during staining and drying. Otherwise, the color will turn out uneven, there will be spots.

So, for coloring you need:

  • Heat resistant container.
  • Shoulder for stirring.
  • Coffee beans (you can use soluble and even add tea brew).
  • White fabric.

Technology of dyeing fabrics

The sequence of work is:

  1. Heat the water in the ladle.
  2. Put coffee and tea in a container.
  3. Boil the mixture.
  4. Strain, otherwise the fabric will be stained.
  5. Put the material in the filtered solution and leave.
  6. If the resulting shade suits you, remove the cloth from the solution and put it on a flat surface for drying. You can use an iron, ironing through a rag.

Technology of making coffee toys

So, you dyed the fabric, dried it and processed it with an iron. The material is ready for use. The technology of making toys is this:

  1. Draw a pattern on the paper or print out the template.
  2. Cut out all the details.
  3. Lay out the elements on the fabric and pin them with pins. The same parts are best performed on folded matter. The flap should be on the wrong side to you.
  4. Circle chalk details along the contour. Make allowances for seams.
  5. Cut out the elements. Usually for coffee toys simple patterns are used, when the product is made of only two parts.
  6. Fold the cut pieces with the inside sides.
  7. Manually sweep, and then stitch the seam on the machine, leaving a hole for eversion.
  8. Turn out the product and fill it with sintepon.
  9. Sew the hole manually on the front side.
  10. Cover with PVA glue those parts of the toy on which you will paint with acrylic (muzzle, tummy);
  11. Wait for the layer to dry;
  12. Draw the necessary details with the brush.

All is ready. If desired, you can make the suspension from a satin ribbon or decorative cord. It is better to arrange such a loop in the seam.

By the same technology will be performed and coffee lambs-magnets with their own hands. In this case, the toy must be made a small size, and after the manufacture of glued to the back of the toy magnet. But you can use another method, described in the next section.

Magnet-lamb from coffee beans own hands

A fragrant souvenir can be made and according to another technology, in the form of a flat and three-dimensional product, on the surface of which glued coffee beans, following the example of coffee topiary. To make a flat (relief) magnet, work like this:

  1. Draw on the cardboard the shape of the animal or only the trunk, if your lamb will consist of separate elements;
  2. Apply glue with a brush (if PVA) or a thermo-gun and apply, pressing to the surface, coffee beans. You can stick on a spiral if the body is made in the form of a circle (oval) or in rows;
  3. Do the rest of the details in any technique, for example, draw.
  4. Glue to the back of the souvenir magnet.

The product is ready.

The sheep from coffee beans with their own hands in the form of a magnet can also be made in the form of a voluminous animal, based on a ball, for example. The technology of production will not differ, only the pasting of grains will not have a flat plane, but a complex surface. Do not forget to provide the part where the magnet is stuck. If a foam ball is used as a base , it is better to cut a piece in the form of a square or a rectangle from the back of the product, so that the magnet sticks firmly and qualitatively.

So, a coffee lamb with your own hands can be made in several ways. Choose what suits you best, and what will be easier to do: sew or perform from coffee beans.

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