Cut two rectangular shapes out of a piece of scrap fabric, approximately 6” long x 4” wide.
Sew the sides of the rectangles together leaving one side unstitched.
Turn the piece inside out so the seam allowance flips to the inside.
Pour the uncooked beans or rice inside.
Stitch the opening closed.
Cut the feet off the socks and discard the feet.
Cut along the length of the tube socks.
Open the cut tubes so they are flat and align the pieces with the right sides together.
Cut a “V” shape at the top of the socks.
Stitch along the sides to sew pieces together and stitch along the “V”.
Turn the stitched owl right side out.
Fill with polyester batting.
Add the filled pouch to the bottom of the owl.
Using a hand needle and thread stitch the bottom of the owl closed, enclosing the batting and bean pouch inside.
Trace two large circles on to a sheet of felt.
Cut the circles out and stitch the buttons into the center.
Hand sew the circle shapes (buttons) on to the felt owl.