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« on: December 12, 2012 03:31:02 PM »

So I just got hooked on trying my hand at making plush animals, and I kind of like it. Here are a few things I made up with links to patterns.

I really like this bunny from Martha Stewart

http://www.marthastewart.com/907608/stuffed-menswear-bunny?czone=crafts/sewing-cnt/sewing-projects&center=326405&gallery=275245&slide=907608


Another really super cute bunny better suited for little hands

http://chezbeeperbebe.blogspot.com/2010/03/tutorial-and-pattern-recycled-mooshy.html


A unique style of bear, but still adorable...just maybe not in green plaid...he looks a little like gumby.

http://www.atlantishome.com/4700/teddy/


Folk art style bear. I feel like this could be made into a cat with a little adjustment.

http://missyballance.typepad.com/crafty_carnival/2007/06/free_pattern_fo.html


Cute bear, but such a headache. He'll be headless until Friday since I'm out of stuffing. This tutorial was terrible. The instructions were extremely vague and the photos were of very little help. I had to do a ton of tweaking to get this to look normal. She says beginners can do it because it's super easy, but I disagree. I would suggest intermediate to advanced sewers only.

http://www.instructables.com/id/Teddy-Bear-tutorial-and-pattern/step5/Sew-together/


And finally, a green and white bird. I'm planning to make more and turn it into a mobile for a baby shower I'll be attending soon.

http://petprojectblog.com/archives/cats/diy-pretty-birdie-cat-toy/

Thanks for looking Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2012 09:31:48 PM »

Wow, you have been busy, and nice to have a critique of a pattern.  I love the bird, and the mobile will be great. Do you plan on sizing the pattern down and up to get different sizes?
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« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2012 04:16:21 AM »

I didn't even think about resizing the bird, but I think that's a great idea! I know for sure that I want to enlarge a few of the others like the Folk art bear, because he's super cute Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2012 06:17:13 AM »

Well, you go and make sure you post more. I think you did so well.
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