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« Reply #10 on: May 23, 2004 10:08:01 PM »

If it's vintage baby animal fabrics you want, there's a seller on US ebay who I've bought off a few times called majikhorsefabrics . She is the greatest.  I don't know where she finds it all, but it's amazing.  Just not cheap.  Plus when you add on postage to Australia, I had to stop buying from her.
But her stuff would be great for a project like this.

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« Reply #11 on: May 24, 2004 12:07:35 AM »

my boyfriend has one of those from when he was a baby too.....but it has an ear

...<---has bird fetish
« Reply #12 on: June 08, 2004 08:27:40 AM »

OMG perfect! I know so many babies being born this year (including my own!) and this would be a great thing to make for them all. I too saw that one on Hanckock, but didn't think much of it... now with the cute fabric, it's just so great!

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« Reply #13 on: June 30, 2005 12:10:07 PM »

I had one of these as a little girl and loved it.  His name was "Patches" (original, I know!) and I still have him packed away in a box somewhere.  I couldn't/wouldn't sleep without him; I think I even took it to summer camp when -- I WAS TEN!!!   Cheesy

Ever seen the movie "Contact"?  Young Ellie has one of these patchwork pooches on her bed near the begining of the movie.  Tongue
« Reply #14 on: June 30, 2005 12:16:14 PM »

I've picked up 2 of those over the years from thrift shops. I'm glad to have the pattern now and will add it to my list of things to make some day.  Tongue

That would be a good thing for them to cut on my tombstone: "Wherever she went, including here, it was against her better judgment." -- Dorothy Parker

« Reply #15 on: August 15, 2007 02:32:09 PM »

I actually make horses with this pattern.  Instead of square ears, I add little folded triange ears, and I leave off the tail square.  Then, I use yarn to add a mane and tail, using the same stitch I use for Raggedy Ann's hair.

I've also used the same pattern to make baby quilts.
« Reply #16 on: April 20, 2008 12:13:11 AM »

I had one of those patchwork scottie dogs when I was a little girl! Now I totally want to make one again!
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