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Make your own magic!! Make your horse or pony a unicorn!! This horn is perfect to make a magical and fun birthday party, wedding, trail ride, costume class, etc.
>WHAT IS INCLUDED
-Detailed step by step instructions
-Photos that accompany each step
-Full size pattern pieces for five sizes (miniature, pony, cob, horse and draft)
-Tips for the best results
-Two different strap attachment options
-Optional steps for added detail
Pattern templates print on standard 8.5" x 11" printer paper. Some pieces require joining with tape.
You will need to download the digital file which will be available immediately after purchase and then print what pages you would like.
I am also available via e-mail for any questions you may have along the way...I stand behind my products and will help you through any steps the best I can.
>> A Rustic Horseshoe Original Design, all rights reserved, copyright 2009-2016.
I began creating my unicorn horns in 2012 when a customer requested I create one for a live horse based on the unicorn horns I made for my stick horses. Over the years I have made adjustments to improve the fit and function.
Plush horns are a safe choice to use on horses who will be around children, etc.
There are two strap options in this tutorial.
One option is Easy Beginner and the other is Confident Beginner as it is a little more challenging.
>>SIZE OF COMPLETED HORNS
MINI SIZE: browband is 18 inches, horn is 6 inches tall
PONY SIZE: browband is 21 inches, horn is 8 inches tall
COB SIZE: Browband is 22 inches, horn is 10 inches tall
HORSE SIZE: browband is 24 inches, horn is 12 inches tall
DRAFT SIZE: browband is 28 inches, horn is 17 inches tall
You can customize the band lengths for your specific needs, these lengths include wrap around length to wrap around the headstall.
>>HOW IT WORKS
This horn is designed sit across the brow of a horse or pony who is wearing a bridle or halter. The band wraps around the halter or bridle on each side and velcros to itself, making it adjustable. It also has a stabilizing poll band that sits between the ears, across the poll of the horse, and attaches to the head stall. This band stabilizes the horn by keeping from flopping forward. The base of the horn is reinforced to prevent it from beveling and is slightly wedged to help with proper positioning.
18” long 18 gauge floral wire
1/3 Yard quality Crepe Back Satin
1/3 yard Fusible Featherweight Interfacing (I use Pellon brand)
15-24” of ½” width hook and loop tape (Velcro) for canvas or 1” width for felt
4” x 4” Clear pattern template plastic (for canvas option)
4” x 4” heavy weight fusible interfacing (for canvas option)
~6 oz fiber filling (I use Poly-Fil)
2 yards 1/8” Rat/Mouse Tail Trim
8 Inches Marabou, raw edge chiffon or other base trim (optional)
1/3 yard canvas (for canvas option)
1/3 yard high quality wool or wool-blend felt (for felt option)
>COPYRIGHT AND TERMS
The pattern/tutorial is copyright protected. It cannot be shared, sold, redistributed, copied, etc, in any manner in whole or in part. A full copyright statement is in the tutorial.
You may make horns from this pattern for sale on a small 'home crafter' scale. I request that credit be given to Rustic Horseshoe for the design on any horns that are sold. This is detailed in the tutorial.
I fully appreciate your honesty and adherence to my copyright and terms, I have put a lot of hard work in to not only the creation of my design, but the creation of this tutorial/pattern.