Stuffed toys are precious to sew and give. Are you new to sewing stuffed toys? Then check out the post sewing simple stuffed shapes for some tips and experience. If you want to jump right in, two piece animals by Elaine Heigl Designs are super easy. A great project for a sewist with beginner skills. Once you...
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Repurpose knits

Thrift stores, consignment shops, and gently worn closet castoffs are my favorite sources for sweater knits. The knits I have collected are great, but the…not quite my taste or fit. Sooo they each are going to become something else.   This little bear friend fellow below (Simplicity 8155) is designed to fit within a...
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Make A Face

  When sewing up a plush design, one of the final design decisions is eye placement. A sewing pattern does include eye placement, but for a “make-it-your-own” approach, you can experiment with eye size and placement on your creation…         Here is a example of some eye placements on one guy....
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