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« on: April 01, 2011 06:03:51 PM »

I made this unicorn for my 4 year old niece's birthday. It's not the first unicorn I've made, but it's the first one that I wasn't too embarrassed to post here. I used a pattern - Simplicity 2921, but I'm slowly working on drafting my own patterns. It's made from flannel (my favorite stuffed animal fabric) and stuffed with polyfil and some poly pellets in the legs. I hope you like it!


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« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2011 06:08:09 PM »

Wow. That's incredible. Most impressive. I've never sewn a stuffed animal. Not so sure I could. You did great work.
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« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2011 06:46:43 PM »

She is so cute! I've got to get some pellets for my stuffed toys. I haven't used flannel, yet. Is it stretchy at all?
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« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2011 06:50:09 PM »

Love it! I need to get that pattern asap!
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« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2011 07:01:13 PM »

ccuuuuuuuuuute!!!!!!!!!  Love it!  must look for the simplicity pattern!
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« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2011 07:02:12 PM »

I love it!
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« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2011 07:33:48 PM »

Very awesome! Love the fabric you used. Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: April 01, 2011 08:17:18 PM »

Super cute!!
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« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2011 08:53:58 PM »

I haven't used flannel, yet. Is it stretchy at all?

No, and it's even a sort of large weave so you have to watch out for pulling the threads apart if you're not careful when hand stitching. It can be kind of a pain, but I really like the clarity of the printing since it's not fuzzy like fleece. I also just like the way it feels.

Thank so much for all the comments, guys. I really appreciate it.
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« Reply #9 on: April 02, 2011 01:10:56 AM »

It is beautiful!
And I love the colours.
I bet your little niece will be very happy with her present.
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