so a while back I created a felt monster that looked quite similar to a dinosaur, using the oh-so-popular felt-monster tutorial. that was my first sewing project ever
, and I hadn't sewn since... well... until about midnight last night.
In a relaization that I had waited the last minute for getting a gift for a baby shower thrown for my step-mother... i thought that with no money and no original store-bought ideas, i'd make something.
that is where the memory of my felt-dino, Franky, came up. He is now living quite comfortably on top a computer at the University of Montevallo, and since he went over quite well, and the theme for the baby room is, of course, duckies, what better thing to make than an incredibly soft, easy, stuffed duck?
this is what resulted from my mindnight raid of walmart fabrics and love for my sewing machine...
his butt looks a bit odd because I am quite useless when it comes to handsewing, but i'm still happy with how it turned out.
my best friend's birthday is coming up, and i am thinking of making her something similar, different animal, but could someone please tell me the following (sorry, i really am a beginner)
1) Whats the best way to handstitch the hole closed?
2) If I were to make single layer clothing for the next project, how do i keep the ends from fraying without hemming?
thanks so much. good luck in all your endeavors.