Thursday, September 27, 2012

Kitty the Cat



I have made this stuffed toy and I called her Kitty the Cat! I used 2 different types of fabrics for this and some felt for the face elements. It is a nice gift for a friend or a child and very unique too! It takes about 45 minutes to make this.

Materials:

- 2 pieces of cotton for the body (non printed), 21 x 30 cm
- 2 pieces of cotton for the tail and face (little print, e.g. polka dots), 21 x 30 cm
- some little pieces of felt for the face

Pattern:

Body (Fit to A4 paper size)
Head & Tail (Fit to A4 paper size)
Face elements


Method:


1. Cut out the paper pattern of the head, body and tail.

2. Put the 2 pieces of non-printed fabric on top of each other with the printed side facing each other. Place the body pattern on top and cut out the body shape. Make sure you don’t cut exactly next to the paper pattern but keep a 1cm border.  You now will have 2 fabric body pieces.

3. Do the same thing with the printed fabric (polka  dots) and the head and tail pattern. You now will have 2 fabric tail pieces and 2 fabric head pieces.

4. Stitch the bottom of the tail (side 1) to the top of the body (side 1). Place the tail upside down, with the printed side inside, onto the body piece and stitch them together. Do this for both pieces.

5. Stitch the 2 body/tail pieces together. Place them on top of each other with the printed side inside. Stitch all seams except for the area’s with the dotted line.

6. Fold the body inside out, and then fill it with the stuffing. You can use scissors (or any other long tool) to push the stuffing into the legs and tail. When the body is full, stitch the remaining parts together so it is fully closed.

7. Stitch the face, eyes and nose on the cat head. You can make some wishers with black threat too.

8. Place the 2 head pieces on top of each other with the printed side inside. Stitch all seams except for the area with the dotted line.

9. Fold the head inside out, and then fill it with the stuffing. When the head is full, stitch the remaining part together so it is fully closed.

10. Stitch back of the head (area 2) on top of the body (area 2).

Your are done! If you want to make it look more feminine, put a bow around its tail!

7 comments:

  1. Sou fã de gatos. Adorei essa idéia. Farei muitos.Obrigada. dorisrosar@hotmail.com

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  2. Oh my gosh. As a cat lover, you have touched my heart. Very sweet. Will definitely be making this one.

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  3. Me gusta! y mucho! gracias por compartir

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  4. ohh comme il est mignon, merci :)

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  5. Thank you ! I think I'll make one soon :)

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  6. Thank you so much for sharing this kitty cat plushie tutorial! It's super cute and adorable! I love that the pattern is super simple! I featured this in my blog http://www.plushiepatterns.com/kitty-cat-plushie-tutorial/

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