Protect Your Garden, or How to Make a Scarecrow

There is a new summer season ahead, and we are all in anticipation of it: we choose seeds, consider colorful magazines on landscape design, plan planting and harvest. And it is very sad if with such diligence grown berries, vegetables or fruits eat or spoil uninvited guests.

Protect landing will help Scarecrow-permanent and tireless guard standing guard day and night. Offer pre-manufacture of superintendent of the garden of improvised means.

We need:

  • old clothes, preferably bigger,
  • bag from-under sugar,
  • gloves,
  • two buttons for the eyes, one for the nose, a piece of black elastic bands (ribbons) for the eyebrows, unnecessary videotape and a pair of CD discs,
  • sintepon for stuffing, suitable from old pillows,
  • old shoulders,
  • the handle of a shovel.

Protect Your Garden, or How to Make a Scarecrow
Materials for production of a Scarecrow

The top layer of clothing it is advisable to choose blue, for example, as an old sundress in our case. Shoulders attach to the handle of the shovel — it will be the basis, the skeleton of the Scarecrow.

Protect Your Garden, or How to Make a Scarecrow
The frame of the Scarecrow

Let’s make a head first. To do this, wrap the corners of the bag of sugar inside and sew-round the top. We plan the location of the eyes, nose and sew buttons, then eyebrows.

Protect Your Garden, or How to Make a Scarecrow
Make the Scarecrow’s face

Then draw a bright nail Polish smile and fill the bag with synthetic or rags. The head is almost ready, only need hair.

Protect Your Garden, or How to Make a Scarecrow
The head is almost ready

Hair do of the magnetic tape from old videocassettes. Measure the length of about 50 cm. Often these tapes have a brake, and the tape is not removed. It will be necessary to find this place and insert something suitable, for example, scissors.

Protect Your Garden, or How to Make a Scarecrow
Do ” hair”

Collect pieces in a bundle and tie the same tape or twine so that one part was shorter than the other. The short part will be the chubchik, the long will go back.

Protect Your Garden, or How to Make a Scarecrow
Collect hair in a bun

Stapler attach hair to the workpiece, which we have already done. The head is ready. Gloves are stuffed with remnants of rags or padding, sew them to the sleeves of clothing.

Protect Your Garden, or How to Make a Scarecrow
Sew gloves to the sleeves

Now you need a Scarecrow to collect. On the frame wear selected old clothes layer by layer, then on the hook hangers put the head and fix it.

Protect Your Garden, or How to Make a Scarecrow
Collect the Scarecrow

It remains to attach the shiny CD discs, which together with fluttering and rustling hair will create the desired effect. They can be hung on a ribbon from hair.

Protect Your Garden, or How to Make a Scarecrow
Shiny discs well scare off birds

Scarecrow’s ready. It remains to place it in a suitable place when the time comes.

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of