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« on: August 13, 2012 04:40:25 PM »

What is the difference between softies and felties? The only information I can find is that felties are made from felt whereas the softies can be made of anything. Are there other criteria?

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« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2012 08:47:48 AM »

Well as a plushie maker, if the toy is going to a child I make it from a soft material.  If the toy is just for display, I think felt is fine.  I personally, prefer soft materials such as fleece, flannel, cotton, minky, soft faux fur. 
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2012 10:15:24 PM »

Softies can be made of felt, but felties can't be made of fleece.  Wink Cheesy

It's really just comes down to preference; Softies, Plushies, they're all the same, I think felties just came about to give them a sort of sub-category for those cute things made entirely out of felt.
« Reply #3 on: September 29, 2012 12:58:56 AM »

There isnt a huge difference between the two: felties are usually smaller and have less stuffing. It takes less time to make felties as compared to softies.

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