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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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HIPPO Pattern - Soft Toy sewing pattern

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

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • If you can sew - you can sew a soft toy! 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:

This is the very first Funky Friends Factory pattern that was designed using NON-STRETCH fabrics... a real challenge for me - especially with such a 'buxom' creature! She would like everyone to know that any lines you may see are NOT fat rolls - they are puckers in her seams... Well, who am I to burst her bubble! I think she's really cute and cuddlesome just as she is!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished Toy Size: 13inches/33cm


  • Tourqoise Fabric - 30x110cm wide /12x43inches wide. Contrasting Fabric - 40x20cm / 16x8inches wide.

You Will Also Need:

  • 4mm black beads or embroidery thread for eyes/safety eyes.

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