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Zoo Friends Toy Balls

from Pattern Play Designs
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Zoo Friends Toy Balls
Zoo Friends Toy Balls
Zoo Friends Toy Balls
Zoo Friends Toy Balls
Zoo Friends Toy Balls

Pattern Description:

Create your very own menagerie with these soft ball creations! Make four fun chararcters; Fluffy the Lion, Snap the Crocodile, Peanut the Elephant and Pengee the Penguin (as named by the resident 6 year old).

Ten pages of photo illustrated instructions with almost 40 pictures. Pattern includes instructions, fabric and notion requirements as well as full size patterns to make these silly little animals. Each ball is 5" across (about the size of a softball) and features unique yet easy and quick details to sew giving your animals their true character.

All patterns from Pattern Play Designs are copyrighted. Patterns may be used for individual use and for small home based business. Any other use, including (but not limited to) selling patterns, selling modifications of the pattern, using the pattern for commercial promotion is strictly prohibited, and a violation of copyright law. When selling a finished item please provide credit for use of the pattern.

format: PDF sewing pattern
difficulty: medium - beginner with some experience
fabric requirements: felt or fleece under 1 yd
average time: 1 -2 hour

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • each ball measures about the size of a softball


  • sewing machine, iron, scissors, needle and thread

You Will Also Need:

  • assorted scraps of fleece and felt, 4" of 3/8" elastic, green ric rac, stuffing, black embroidery floss, 1/4 yd. fusible interfacing