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Hi I'm Pauline,
My granny taught me to sew when I was about 7 and I have been making my own dolls and toys ever since!
I began making ‘baby-safe bunnies’ for my friends’ newborn babies with sewn ...

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LION Pattern - Plush Toy sewing pattern

from Funky Friends Factory
(9) Name: 'Sewing : LION Pattern -  Plush Toy sewing pattern
LION Pattern -  Plush Toy sewing pattern
LION Pattern -  Plush Toy sewing pattern

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • If you can sew - you can sew a soft toy Lion! No fancy stitches are needed - just straight lines - so it's a fun simple project! * I have lots of toy-making tutorials on my blog for beginners - http://www.funkyfriendsfactory.com/learn-to-sew-toys/

Pattern Description:

I have always loved african animals and so I made this little Lion for my nephew in South Africa. At first I thought he was quite ugly - BUT he has become one of my most popular patterns!!!!
He is also very cute made up in girly pinks and has been verry popular as a baby toy! I have obviously groen to love him... and I'm sure you will too!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished Size: 13"/33cm


  • Polar Fleece is MOST cuddlesome - can also be made form cotton.
  • DARK brown fleece material - 36cmx43cm / 14x17 inch. LIGHT brown fleece material - 54cmx70cm / 24x 271/2 inch. WHITE fleece material - 13cmx23cm / 5x 9 inch.

You Will Also Need:

  • 6mm black beads for eyes Strong thread for sewing on eyes. Black/grey embroidery thread for sewing toes and 'freckles'.

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