Over the last few months I have been making a few little furry friends for Little Man. When I was a child I used to love getting ‘Minicraft toys to sew’ Kits (ebay them, they are still there!). When I had little man, I couldn’t resist the joy of making him some. Here are the two that I’ve made most recently.
Mr Cat spends a lot of time downstairs playing with the other toys and sometimes comes out on Dog walks with us. I love the size of them. They are toddler chest size (if that makes sense). Basically they look just a little too big for little man but he can still hold and cuddle.
Mr Cat from the side. If you have never tried a mini craft soft toy kit, I recommend them. All the pieces are already cut for you and the instructions are really clear and easy to follow. One tip I would give you guys (which was given to me by a very wise lady who has been sewing all her life). It is worth, when working with fur, to smooth the fur away from the seam, put the wrong sides together then over stitch along the edge. Only after doing this, sew along the seam as you normally would. What this should mean is that when you turn the fabric the right way, you won’t be able to see the seam and won’t have to pull fur out of the seams.