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My name is Choly Knight and I'm a seamstress of over 15 years from Orlando, Florida. I've been sewing since middle school and have yet to put my machine away.
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Dango (Dumpling) Japanese Food Plush

from Sew Desu Ne?
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Dango (Dumpling) Japanese Food Plush
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic straight sewing
  • Ladder stitch
  • Gathering
  • Fusible web applique

Pattern Description:

This pattern is made to resemble a plush version of a delicious dango skewer. That is a Japanese confection of sticky rice dumplings put on a skewer and grilled, then covered in delicious sauces.

This plush is made from fleece, so it's a great project for beginners and comes out looking especially smooth and soft. The project requires some skill in applique, but the pattern includes an entire section on how to sew the applique features in lots of different ways that will fit your skill level!

Items made with this pattern can be used for both personal and commercial use as long as you credit my website, www.cholyknight.com :)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 2 1/2" x 2 1/2" x 10"


  • 12" x 3" scrap of light brown fleece
  • 10" long dowel: 1/4" in diameter
  • 1/8 yd. or 12" x 12" scrap of fleece for dumplings
  • 5" x 5" scrap of black applique fabric
  • 2" x 2" scrap of pink applique fabric
  • White fabric paint

You Will Also Need:

  • Batting
  • Matching sewing thread
  • Basic sewing tools (sewing machine, scissors, iron, needles, pins, fabric marker, seam ripper)

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