Make an easy grip clutch ball/ tag toy for a special baby in your world. This is a good size ball for baby or toddler. Make it without the tags for a soft indoor ball for your toddler.
Babies grip by closing their fists. Using knots instead of tabs makes it easier for baby to hold the ball. The knots can also serve as natural teethers.
Choose you own color scheme or follow the one provided to make the ball you see. Great scrap fabric craft!
The finished ball is 17 3/4" (45cm) in circumference/ 5 1/2" (14cm) in diameter not including tags.
NOTE: This pattern also comes with the Patchwork Zakka variation and all instructions for making it. This is the SAME download as "Patchwork Zakka-Style Baby Ball PDF Sewing Pattern".
The templates and instructions may be printed on either A4 or US letter paper.
**This listing is for the PDF sewing pattern, NOT the finished ball.
When you download these two PDF files, you get:
Illustrated step-by-step instructions (10 pages)
Templates (3 pages)
By purchasing this pattern, you agree not to reproduce or resell the pattern, but you may make dolls for personal use, as gifts, or to sell. If you do sell, you agree to note "SweaterDoll/ Allison Dey Malacaria Design" on your tags.
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SweaterDoll was born from a love of home production, thrift, and reuse. Inspired by the reuse of clothing and linens in patchwork quilts, my toys and patterns are also rooted in reuse of available textiles and natural stuffing materials. I am an American ex-pat living and loving and teaching doll making classes in Sydney, Australia.