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Beetle, Bee & Ladybug Pillows


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These precious beetle, bee and ladybug pillows are easy to make. The bugs are fun and functional - a soft pillow for resting and an adorable toy. Your favorite girl or boy will love carrying these sweet animals around. The arms and legs are perfect for little hands to hold. Sample bugs are made from fleece which makes them very soft! Cotton fabrics are used for eyes and spots on beetle and ladybug. Baby and jumbo rick rack are used for mouths and bee stripes. All sewing is done by machine. There aren't any attached embellishments which makes them safe for toddlers (although, toddlers should always be watched carefully with toys). This eight page PDF e-pattern includes measurements for body/leg/antennae squares/rectangles, full size patterns for eyes/spots and bee wings, a materials list, detailed instructions written in English, and clear step-by-step photographs. Copyrights protect this pattern from being reproduced in any media format to be resold. Permission is given for the pattern to be used to make and sell the finished insects in limited quantities. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS A standard 14" pillow form is used to fill the body of each bug

Supplies Needed

  • Cotton print or solid fabric - 3" x 6" rectangle for eyes, 2" x 4" rectangle for eye pupils, 9" x 12" rectangle for spots on beetle/ladybug
  • Double sided iron-on fusible web - amount varies - a 9" x 12" rectangle is the largest amount needed
  • 14" Pillow form (or use polyester fiberfill to stuff animal)

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