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Sunday, January 9, 2011

Stuffed Dinosaur Tutorial & Pattern

I wanted to make a birthday present for one of our little guy's new friends.
As part of the gift, I made some dinosaur stuffed animals. They're pretty cute. stuffed dinosaur pattern #dinopattern #stuffeddinosaurI'm sharing the pattern here. Here are the corresponding instructions:

1. After you print out and cut the pattern, cut two pieces of fabric for the front and back. Cut five spikes out of felt.

2. Place them right sides together.

3. Place the spikes pointing down on top of the right side of the front fabric.
Now place the second fabric piece over top of the spikes. Pin each spike in place being sure to pin the whole way through both the front and back fabrics.
4. Sew the whole way around the dinosaur's bodies but make sure to leave a space at the bottom through which to turn the fabric and to stuff the dinosaur.

5. Stitch up the opening! All done!
This pattern is only for your personal use or to make gifts. Don't sell the finished dinosaurs made with my pattern. Thanks.

Here's what the gift looks like! You can find the pattern for the slippers here.stuffed dinosaur pattern

14 comments:

  1. Super cute -- much better than the pathetic felt dolls I made or the "T-Rex" that my husband sewed for my son (really, really not close to a T-Rex). Well done!!

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  2. This is so cute! I'm a new follower found you on Skip to my lou :)

    brittnyscreativeunfoldings.blogspot.com

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  3. SOOOO cute!! My daughter loved the dinosaurs book when she was little. I could still probably recite the whole book by heart. :)

    I linked to your tutorial over at Craft Gossip Sewing:
    http://sewing.craftgossip.com/free-pattern-fleece-dinosaur-softie/2011/01/11/

    --Anne

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  4. thanks all...by the way, I looked on the Hollow Squirrel blog at the T-rex and I thought it was funny! So neat your husband tried his hand at sewing!!!

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  5. I'm off to peruse my fabric stash for something to make one of these in, great pattern! Thanks for sharing. :)

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  6. Those are so stinking cute. Love the polka dot one. My oldest loves dinos. I'll have to see if I can whip one up before Christmas.

    Jamie
    http://diyhshp.blogspot.com/
    P.S. I have a giveaway going on. Come over and check it out.

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  7. I made one using your pattern and used folded ribbon for the spikes. Thanks for the tutorial!

    hereatlaketerracecircle.blogspot.com

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    1. Love that! What a great idea! :) Thanks for sharing!

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  8. These are so sweet! Just shared on my facebook page as we are sewing "softies" for the month at Hopeful Threads! Thanks for sharing this guy!

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  9. Hello

    it's very Beautifful*

    and it's not eyes it's coooll

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  10. Very fun idea! I really love it! I am hosting the first ever Pattern Party starting March 1st! Only those with free patterns can link up. I'd love you to consider. Check out the details. I'd love to have your create ideas!
    http://getyourcraptogether.blogspot.com/search/label/Pattern%20Party

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  11. Hello! My daughter loves the dinosaurs so I made one for her as well. It´s a great project as the kids can help with it, too! I appreciated it a lot! I mentioned your blog on my blog, I hope you do not mind... I just wanted to recommend it to the others...
    If you want to see it, have a look at my blog:
    in English: http://likeafeather-be.blogspot.be/2013/10/dinosaur-soft-toy.html
    and in French: http://likeafeather.canalblog.com/archives/2013/07/08/27294960.html
    Thanks a lot for the inspiration.
    Zuzana

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  12. Oh my goodness! So cute! I have to make this for my daughter! She loves dinosaurs! She'll flip. Thank you for sharing.

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