A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
News 05/06/14: Craftster has gone mobile!  Read the big news here!
Total Members: 297,147
Currently Running With Scissors:
553 Guests and 24 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: pollywogolina with a tute  (Read 1172 times)
Tags for this thread: pattern , tutorial  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
kreenzart
k'reen
Offline Offline

Posts: 97
Joined: 01-Jul-2005

she who wears heaven in her heart is well-dressed


View Profile
« on: October 30, 2005 03:16:16 PM »

here's my third go at polly.  the first was perfect, and my daughter took her everywhere.  and then she got left somewhere... Hope?  Saskatchewan?  i'm not sure where, we did too many trips this summer.  so i made another one because we were missing polly, but she turned out bad, i didn't take enough time or i was tired or something.  anyhow, here's the third go, and she's much better...



i included a tute, just because i could and because i've been inspired by other craftster's tutes and how they save steps...

here's the template.  pin to cloth running with the grain, and cut out approximately what you need



here's a shot of the sweater i used.  three pollys so far from this one!



sew around the pattern- easier than sewing from the cut edges, especially stretchy cloth!





cut around the sewing and turn right side out.  stuff with batting or what you like except for the bum. 



make a bead bag for the inside for added weight.  i stuff balloons with beads using a funnel.  sew up the bum.



sew on eyes



finish with sequins and whatever, and make fingers and toes by handsewing.  being age-appopriate of course.  my daughter is nearly 2 1/2, so buttons and sequins are alright to use now...

the finished pollywogolina!





« Last Edit: October 31, 2005 10:06:52 AM by kreenzart » THIS ROCKS   Logged
athena404
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2005 03:21:46 PM »

so cute!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
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
Perk Up Your Afternoon With a Glass of Thai Iced Tea
How to Make a Cambodian Coconut Shrimp Sandwich
How to Make Kimchi Pancakes and Butterscotch Apples
How to Make Vietnamese-Inspired Kim Family Wraps
How to Make Spicy Korean Pan-Fried Pork and Oreo Smores
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: DIY Drum Light
Tute Tuesday: Fleece Puppy Bed
Matchbox Mania!

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