View PatternView PatternView PatternView PatternSewing PatternNautical Doorstop Home makes Summer is upon us and it’s time to prop open the doors and let in the warm breeze. If you’re looking to brighten up your porch with a stylish pop of colour, this nautical-themed doorstop will catch the eye of all your visitors. Login to downloadEssentialsFabric: cotton, five shadesFusible webbingThread: embroidery, contrasting; sewing, matchingPlastic toy beads or dry sandMake a doorstop1 Download the doorstop templates by clicking the button above - they will be included on the template pack. Cut out four triangle shapes from contrasting fabrics. Trace the anchor motif onto the paper side of fusible webbing and cut out roughly. Press the adhesive side to the back of printed fabric and carefully cut along the pencil mark. Peel off the backing and press the anchor centrally onto the plainest material. Neaten the edges with a contrasting thread or sew by hand using small blanket stitches.2 Pin three of the triangles together to make a pyramid, then machine stitch using a 6mm seam allowance. Pin the fourth triangle to the base and machine stitch each side in turn. Leave a 3cm gap in the centre of the last seam.3 Press back the 6mm seam allowance on each side of the gap. Turn out, then spoon in some dry sand or plastic toy beads, filling the pyramid as firmly as you can. Slip stitch the gap with close, secure stitches. Other Popular Makes... Easy Fabric Scrap Bucket BagAccessories BagsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Carry your belongings in style with this easy patchwork scrap bag. You can also use these instructions to create matching Selena SkirtSkirtsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Wrap skirts are seriously underrated as a modest yet fun go-to that is easy to sew. This design by Amanda Debra SkirtSkirtsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Denim skirts are a wardrobe staple and this chic number by Julia Claridge puts a twist on the style classic Gabrielle SkirtSkirtsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)If you aren't confident at stitching darts, this pencil skirt designed by Amanda Walker is a good practise piece as Otis the OwlToysDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Whipped up in Riley Blake's Vienna range, this adorable owl toy is the perfect avian pal for little ones and Piped Home Letter CushionsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)3D letters are a popular home decor trend, so why not create your own stitchy version? These cushions will allow PopularRecent Dave Dachshund Free Sewing Pattern Downloads Floaty Floral Three Quarter Sleeved Dress Retro Mixtape Cushion Stuffed Fabric Letters Art Gallery Fabric Unicorn Toy Sewing Bee Sleeveless Shell Top Tweed Chicken Doorstop Sewing Bee Shift Dress Make Your Own Bodycon Dress Wiggle Dress Roger reindeer Make a festive toy Easy Fabric Scrap Bucket Bag Selena Skirt Debra Skirt Gabrielle Skirt Otis the Owl Piped Home Letter Cushions Maddie Top Faith Dress Lizzie Tunic Pyjama bottoms Flora Pyjama Set Liberty Hedgehog Get all of your sewing essentials sent straight to your inbox! Please keep me up to date with regular emails from Sew MagazineYou need to tick the box above to confirm you want to recieve emails We have sent you a confirmation email, please confirm it.