This sewing pattern shows you how to make a standing dog plushie which makes a great snuggle baby toy.
What you need
1/2 yard of polar fleece or woolen felt
2 buttons for eyes
1/2 inch ribbon for bow
2 skeins of embroider thread
Using the pattern below print off the pattern sheets to fit onto an A4 sized paper.
Cut out all your pattern pieces following the pattern sheets.
This pattern is sewn together using embroidery thread in a blanket stitch finish. You could also sew this pattern together using a sewing machine.
Sew inner leg to the body piece on both legs.
Sew down the back seam.
Sew in the tummy gusset.
Sew soles to the bottom of the feet.
Assemble the head
Stitch the head gusset to both sides of the head, the gusset goes from the nose to the back of the neck.
Sew the button eyes into place.
Stitch the ears into place.
Stitch the head to the body leaving a gap for filling.
Using Toy Filling or Wadding stuff the dog to suit your plumpness. Finish off by sewing the bottom closed.