I finished my giraffe and gave it to my grand daughter for Christmas...I forgot to take a picture and my son just sent me one...he washed and dried it in a front loader machines...I had to redo all of the pom poms, horns and tail...I have since purchased a sweater case to wash all projects. I don't think I stuffed it enough? I need to learn more finishing techniques because the ends keep coming out. Emily just loves Mr. Giraffe! He was So fun to make!