A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Craftster is for freely sharing how to make things! Don't post pics of things you sell in hopes of getting some sales or we'll have to bust out the LIMBO stick on you! Wink
Total Members: 302,590
Currently Running With Scissors:
788 Guests and 32 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: Looking to get into Plushies but don't know where to start.  (Read 482 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« on: June 07, 2013 04:46:53 PM »

Hello everyone, I couldn't find an intro board so just thought I'd post here. I'm currently working with polymer clay as a main hobby but I've gotten my interest peaked in Plushies. I'm just wondering if anyone can give me any advice or tips on how to get started or point me in the right direction. I'm hoping to keep my Plushies in line with my polymer clay work which focuses on reptiles, birds and some odd video game related things.

Thank you so much in advance and sorry if I missed the intro board.
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2013 09:48:15 AM »

Getting started...

ask questions first...
Where are you going to work from?
Are you hand sewing or using a machine or both?
Do you have all the required items to make your plushies?
(I'm not counting the fabrics as this goes without saying, I'm referring to
all the different colored threads, scissors, tapes... seam ripper etc....)
Is your local craft store close by to get "last minute items?" if not make sure you plan ahead for projects.

Also one of the big things I always ask.. CAN you make your own patterns? If not you may want to try and experiment and learn how to make your own with a method that works for you. (otherwise you may be spending a lot of money on patterns)

If you have other questions feel free to ask Smiley

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
The Perfect 60s Cat-Eye in 30 Seconds
Makeup & Go: Weekend Getaway
Learn to Create the Perfect Retro Cat-Eye from Glamour’s 1965 Cover
Kim Kardashian Gorgeous in Five Steps
Best Bikini Line Treatments
Latest Blog Articles
Spotlight on: Book Making & Binding
@Home This Weekend: Magical Fairy Garden
DIY Summer

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

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 ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.