Tag: Toys

How to Make a Rag Doll Everything You Need to Know!

Would you like to know how to make a rag doll but you’re not sure if it’s beyond your sewing abilities? Then fear not! We have created the ultimate rag doll sewing kit with EVERYTHING you need to make the perfect rag doll! We know that lots of you have fallen for the gorgeous dolls in…

This week we’re loving… Handmade Dolls

Dolls of all shapes and sizes are the objects of our affections this week – but all with one thing in common: they are all made with love! Whether you choose to sew, knit or crochet handmade dolls, any little person would be over the moon with their one-of-a-kind gift. All this week we’ll be…

Sew Cute To Cuddle | Adorable Soft Toy Sewing Patterns

We know that you love making soft toys as much as we do, so we wanted to share one of our favourite soft toy sewing books with you. Sew Cute To Cuddle is packed with twelve adorable soft toy patterns that are bursting with charm and character! The toys in this book are designed by…

Sew Crafty Creatures | Soft Toy Sewing Tutorial

This week we are all about stitching and sewing soft toys and today we’ve got a special treat: Mariska Vos Bolman, author of Sew Cute to Cuddle, shows you exactly how to make the most adorable stuffed toys in two fantastic soft toy sewing tutorial bundles and video kits. The Toy Hippo Sewing and Video…

This week we’re loving… Baby Crafts

We’re not the only ones obsessing about babies this week with the Royal Baby at the centre of a media storm! Crafting for babies is a uniquely pleasurable experience, knowing that what you make by hand will become part of a brand new person’s life. So all this week we’re celebrating for William and Kate…

Knitting Pattern | Woolly Sheep Toy

Chinese New Year is on February 19th and we thought we’d welcome in the Year of the Sheep with this woolly sheep knitting pattern. Kung hei fat choi! MATERIALS Worsted (DK) weight wool yarn (131yd/120m) 1 x 50g ball each in colours: A white B black White toy stuffing NEEDLES Size 3 (3.25mm/UK10) knitting needles Sheep’s…

How To Ladder Stitch | Masterclass with Melanie McNeice

Ladder stitch is an essential technique for making toys, as it is used for sewing up openings neatly. To find out how to sew a ladder stitch, as part of the Fun Of The Fair blog hop, we turned to author and toy-making expert Melanie McNeice for some advice… Ladder stitch is used to attach…