How to make a toy striped kitty

Introduction

How to make a toy striped kitty

A cuddly toy can be made without a sewing machine. In this case you don’t even need any special tailor’s super skills.

You´ll need

  • Viscose fabric
  • Polyester batting
  • Mouline thread

Steps

  • How to make a toy striped kitty

    First of all you should make a gauge: draw a cat figure on a piece of pasteboard (it is desired not to accentuate small details). Scissor it out by contour.

  • How to make a toy striped kitty

    I’ve chosen the viscose fabric as basic material – it is sold as wipes for moist mopping. You will also need some polyester batting. The materials should be put in layers: viscose, polyester batting, viscose.

  • How to make a toy striped kitty

    Put the gauge on the material you’ve prepared and contour the cat’s figure.

  • How to make a toy striped kitty

    In order to make the further scissoring easier, it would be useful to fasten the layers with a tailor pin – this way the fabric won’t sprawl.

  • How to make a toy striped kitty

    Cut it everything together. However, it is possible to cut out all three details separately and then to apply one on another.

  • How to make a toy striped kitty

    Sew all the layers of material with the glover’s stitch.

  • How to make a toy striped kitty

    As a result you’ve got such a well-padded kitty. Now you have only to embroider the smaller details.

  • How to make a toy striped kitty

    Now use the chain stitch.

  • How to make a toy striped kitty

    This way you will embroider ears, claws, the fur on the chest and tail, eyes and nose on the snout.

  • How to make a toy striped kitty

    Do exactly the same on the reverse side, and your kitty is ready!

Warnings

  • I’ve used the mouline thread for embroidery.

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Comments

  1. Kitty 09 May 2014 :

    This toy looks not very nice but for a person who wants to learn how to sew it is a nice way to start the development of skills.

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