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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 Wallywog

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

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Sew on knit fabrics
  • Sew small curved seams

Pattern Description:

Baby Wallywogs are a smaller version of my original Wallywog. This adorable little figment of my imagination is based off an armadillo, and is one of the characters from my Children's coloring and story book " Glips, Snodagers and Wallywogs".

This brightly colored Wallywog has a small binder clip hidden in it's mouth to allow it to roll-up into a ball and hold the position. An adult will have to help with the working of the clip.

The animal has small beads eyes and is not recommended for children under the age of 3.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • H: 4 inches (10cm)


  • 1/8 yard (.10m) textured knit fabric for head, tail, and legs
  • 1/3 yard (.25m) textured knit fabric for belly and contrast
  • Two size 6/0 (large) black seed beads for eyes
  • 3/4 inch (2cm) binder clip for mouth
  • Small scraps of needled fleece to pad binder clip
  • Small scrap of thin fabric to wrap binder clip
  • Sewing Machine
  • Scissors

You Will Also Need:

  • Removable marking pen or pencil
  • Matching threads
  • High quality stuffing
  • Sewing needle small enough to fit through bead
  • Chopstick or turning tool

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