Embroidery Hoop Turkey

This turkey craft for kids will make a great addition to any home. The Embroidery Hoop Turkey is an unexpected and adorable Thanksgiving idea that teens and preteens will love to make. You can decorate your Embroidery Hoop Turkey any way you want, or you can keep it simple for a more rustic look. This Thanksgiving craft for kids works up in no time, so you'll have a new home decor item before you know it.

Embroidery Hoop Turkey

















  • Apple Barrel-20504 Black
  • Plaid Stencils-30502 7×10 Blanks
  • 8” embroider y hoop
  • 4” embroidery hoop
  • White burlap
  • 15mm wiggle eyes
  • Cocoa stiffened felt
  • Orange stiffened felt
  • Silver grey stiffened felt
  • Gold felt
  • Red felt
  • Hole punch
  • Hot glue
  • Scissors


  1. Using the stencil blank and hole punch, create a polka dot pattern. Stencil the polka dots in Black onto the burlap.
  2. Paint the 8” and 4” embroidery hoops with Black.
  3. Insert the polka dot burlap into the 8” embroidery hoop. Hot glue the ends around the back of the hoop. Insert unpainted burlap into the 4” embroidery hoop.
  4. Cut the feathers from the felt using the pattern. Cut notches into the feathers. Cut the beak, snood, and feet from the felt.
  5. Hot glue the small hoop onto the larger one covering the hardware of the large one and turning the small hoop to the side to where the snood will cover the hardware.
  6. Hot glue the feathers to the back. Glue the eyes, beak, feet, and snood as shown.
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Very cute idea for kids to make. They can add or take away with this project.

Are there patterns for the feathers & snood?

The instructions said to cut the feathers from the felt using the pattern. Where are the patterns? Can't finish until I have the pattern.


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