Tag: babies

Chick + Bunny Softie Free Pattern + Tutorial

Elissa sells PDF patterns for soft toys and “whimsical wearables” in her Lambkin Creative shop. We like all of her fleece food patterns so we were extra-excited when she showed us how to make her adorable Fleece Veggies Set (link in post). Now she’s back with a Spring Chick + Bunny, just in time for Easter baskets or seasonal play!…

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Hanging Gardens Mobile Tutorial

Mo Bedell is a fabric and pattern designer, and an all-around wonderful person to be around! Mo originally made this mobile for her award-winning booth at Quilt Market in Portland a couple of years ago, featuring her Full Moon Lagoon collection. The mobile was a huge hit and lots of people have asked her for a tutorial. Here it is! Mo is also giving away a free kit with everything you’ll need to make the mobile; check out the post for more details.

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Give Your Softie a Story + Dolphin Free Pattern

Kerry Goulder of Kid Giddy is the author of Sewing Tales to Stitch and Love: 18 Toy Patterns for the Storytelling Sewist. She’s here to help you give your new softies a name, a history… A story! Kerry and F+W are also generously providing you with a free Casco the Dolphin PDF pattern for you to download from Sewing Tales to Stitch and Love.

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Tagalong Teddy Free Pattern + Tutorial

Designer and author Betz White is here with a free Tagalong Teddy Pattern from her book, Present Perfect: 25 Gifts to Sew & Bestow. We thought this teddy was an essential accompaniment to the growing cast of characters in our Six Weeks of LOVE for Softies series!

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“Trunk Up” Elephant Free Pattern + Tutorial

Pauline designs soft toy patterns and creates original softies at Funky Friends Factory. She has a tutorial coming up next, but first we want to share the darling Trunk Up Elephant Pattern Pauline designed for our Six Weeks of LOVE for Softies series. This is a free pattern for you to download, sew and perhaps even enter in our Spectacular Softies Contest!

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Essential Techniques for Knit Clothing

Learn important information about sewing with knits on any machine, including tips for various necklines and hemming techniques. Karen LePage, founder of Gentle Clothing, is a “sewing with knits”-expert. Gentle Clothing is your source for artisan garments made from sustainable textiles, and Karen is your source for information on sewing knit clothing!

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Toddler Activity Mat

Stephanie from Swoodson Says designed this Toddler Activity Mat for her son. It’s a fun project that’s easy to customize, and it’s a great gift for babies to grow into…

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Basic Bib Tutorial

Rachel Measham-Pywell from Four Wise Monkeys joins us with today’s Basic Bib tutorial. Rachel shows you how to add appliqué, ribbon, rick rack, etc. for lots of looks with one, easy pattern…

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