Monday, July 11, 2011

Recycle Sewing...and Plushies for the People!!!!

I am on some kind of sewing roll....getting small things done for some instant gratification. Love that!!

This past few days i have been making some new things out of old things. I cut into some old t shirts that have been lying around the house to make a softie for Delilah and this awesome headband for Avery. It is 5 strips of t shirt and then those are braided together. I will be honest, figuring out how to braid 5 instead of 3 took me a few minutes, but i got it.

Best is that it fits her and she likes it!!! She is wearing it as I type! The tutorial that i followed can be found here.






This bunny tutorial has been marked in my bookmarks for so long....it was about time i got it done! It is the Mooshy Belly Bunny from Chez Beeper Bebe blog. SO cute right? The old shirt is so soft and that little face i stitched on turned out adorable.



And bunny has a little friend, sunshine plushie. This tutorial was also form Chez Beeper Bebe. Such well planned and easy to follow directions for both softies.

The best part of the sunshine plushie is the story behind it....you have got to go to the link and read it. Basically some large company would not allow these to be sold because of some patent nonsense from a large toy company that they feel gives them the exclusive rights to sewing ribbon to toys!!! This plushie is a protest against that....she asks that many be made and shared!!!!




Leslie

8 comments:

Colleen said...

The stuffies are adorable! Love their faces! And the headband is great too. Miss you!

Catherine said...

Cute little softies! Thanks for the links. It hink I might have to make one of those hairbands although I wished I'd kept some old t-shirts that I've just thrown out.

Splendorfalls said...

Cute stuff!!

Kris said...

such great little toys. I'm definitely making the sunshine one for a friend's baby. It would go perfectly with the rainbow quilt I made!

T.J. said...

HOw sweet! Love the stuffies!!!! Interesting side note- Bear has a similar sun stuffie that a friend bought him @ a toy maker near here. If they were the patent bullies, I'm gonna have to give them a piece of my mind!!!!

Emily said...

Those softies have been on my to do list forever! Glad to see you got them done! Love how everything turned out!!!

ecoMILF said...

those are great softies. so cute and will make someone very happy. xo m.

Kat said...

Such a crafty sister i have lol. wish i had time to make things. the plushies are adorable!!

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