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Peas in a Pod toy

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open pod - hello!

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Toy
Sizing Infant / Baby
Style Cute
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What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Peas in a Pod Zipper Toy

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What materials did you use? feltcloth, sports zipper, cushion stuffing, bell, rattle, cellophane and thread.

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What are you most proud of? Getting it done in one crafternoon, and I think the embroidery turned out ok.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? When doing the joins at the top and bottom of each pea, use the manual dial (not the pedal) to bring the stitching up to the other edge's line of stitching - right at the 1/4" junction. Gaps and overlaps can be tricky to organise when it's turned inside out. Marking a dot to aim for, on the ends of each piece, would probably help manage this. I used knots, rather than backstitching, to secure these points once I had checked it was all aligned.

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Very cute! I actually had one of these when I was a kid but it wasn't handmade. Great job!

04/12/2012 Flag

Thank you! It's very promising that you remember it as an adult - here's hoping my friend's baby love it too!

04/13/2012 Flag