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Marcia Ells on craftsy.com
Fort Collins, CO USA

I'm a tailor who is tired of doing alterations and stuffed animals are just more fun.

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Baby Glip

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : Baby Glip
Baby Glip
Baby Glip
Baby Glip
Baby Glip
Baby Glip

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Sew on knit fabrics
  • Sew small curved seams

Pattern Description:

Baby Glips are a smaller version of my original Glip.

The Glip was the first stuffed animal I ever designed. It is loosely based on a dinosaur and turtle. Glips are sweet and gentle creatures and are a character in my story and coloring book "Glips Snodagers and Wallywogs".

Because of the beaded eyes the Glip is not recommended for children under the age of 3.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • H: 7 1/2 inch (19cm)
  • W: 11 inches (28cm)


  • 3/8 yard (.35m) textured knit fabric for body
  • 3/8 yard (.35m) textured knit fabric for contrast
  • Two size 6/0 (large) black seed beads for eyes
  • Sewing Machine
  • Scissors

You Will Also Need:

  • Removable marking pen or pencil
  • Matching threads
  • Hot Glue or other quick set glue
  • 3 1/2 inch (9cm) soft sculpture, doll making needle
  • Sewing needle small enough to fit through bead
  • Chopstick or turning tool

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