A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Did you know you can view all images posted by a member? Learn how here!
Total Members: 305,881
Currently Running With Scissors:
375 Guests and 9 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Plushie Noob...  (Read 1025 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
bittyers
« on: September 06, 2011 04:51:31 PM »

Hello my fellow craftsters.   Smiley  I am looking to recreate a plushie that I found the pattern for online.  However, this is my first ever plushie but I just can't seem to figure out how I would stitch on the ears...What would you do?

Would you stitch them on last or would you somehow attach them in the middle of sewing?  I'm just so confused! 

Your help would be lovely & oh so appreciated!

Here is the pattern -
http://cicadastudio.net/misc/elephantplushie.pdf

& here is where Cicadastudio noted it was a free pattern & good luck since she wouldn't be able to make a tutorial most likely.

(note, I'm not interested in the tusks)

http://cicadadaydream.blogspot.com/2009/05/ms-shade-garden-meet-mr-dogwood.html
THIS ROCKS   Logged
gotgrey
You are, which ever beast you choose to feed
Offline Offline

Posts: 4423
Joined: 03-Feb-2010

Right and wrong are just words, it's what you do


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2011 02:06:51 PM »

Sew the ears together.  Where the head meets the body, sandwich the ears in between that seam.  The ears will be inside the body.  You will be looking at the raw edge of the ears.  When you sew the head to the body, you will catch the ears in that seam.  The "fuzzy" line is the raw edge of the ear.  I hope this makes sense.  If you stitch the ears on last, make sure you roll the raw edges to the inside of the ears, and then whip stitch the ears on.  

« Last Edit: September 07, 2011 02:50:14 PM by gotgrey » THIS ROCKS   Logged
bittyers
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2011 06:45:19 PM »

I think that does make sense.  I'll probably will understand it more when I'm not battling being sick. lol.  Wink  Thank you so much & the picture helps lots!  I'm more of a visual learner.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
gotgrey
You are, which ever beast you choose to feed
Offline Offline

Posts: 4423
Joined: 03-Feb-2010

Right and wrong are just words, it's what you do


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2011 07:18:50 PM »

Yes, I'm a visual learner too.  When you sew the elephant together, do so wrong side out.  Meaning, you will have the ugly side of the fabric looking at you.  The ears will be right side out, meaning, the pretty side of the fabric will be looking at you.  Make sure you leave yourself a hole to turn the elephant right side out through.  You will also stuff him through this hole. 
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



How-To Videos
How to Make Hot Fudge Cake in a Slow Cooker
How to Make Homemade Toaster Pastries
Summertime Blueberry Crumble
Almond Coffee Cake Recipe
You Need to Try These 3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Summer Hat
Hedgies!
Meatless Monday: Bean Burgers

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.