Category Archives: Toys

Reason to sew: Rainy day projects

Cheer up on a rainy day by sewing up a cuddly buddy within a couple of hours. Cut from just 2 pattern pieces, these animals are truly zippity-zip projects. So easy, a beginner can make these too. Here are more 2 piece animal cuties to consider for those indoor “what...
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18″ girly girl dress sets to sew for spring

Spring is here! When I was growing up it was traditional to wear a very girly girl dress to celebrate Easter. Usually my special dress matched my sister’s. Even though I was an outdoorsy type, I dearly loved these special occasion frilly dresses! Welcome spring with a girly girl design to sew for your 18″...
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Make It Yours

Sometimes when following a plush pattern, you may just want to make your very own character. Check out the blog post “make a face” and see how to go about experimenting. Meanwhile, here’s a little drawing to play with.     post yours on instagram #makeaface have fun!...
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Sew a bear, or two, or many.

These baby bears are made of plush, minky and repurposed sweaters. Here’s the whole gang! Found some great sweater possibilities when shopping the thrift and consignment shops.   The bear body pattern fits quite neatly within a tweedy chunky sweater. Here’s a close up of the resulting guy bear.  ...
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