It's always a creative opportunity when another friend has a baby
...and this time it's a boy!
YAY! What to make.....
Oo! Babies can never have too many stuffed animals! The first thought that came through my mind when I decided this was,
I'm going to make a shot in the dark, but I'm pretty sure the poor hand stitching along the back and the fact that the doggie looks like it's making a wee toot give away that it is non-factory produced stuffed animal.
I think I'll go with the
"I wanted to give it a... hand-made look"
Next came the stitching for the eyes and nose. On fourth attempt, I got something I could live with.
My original plan was to sew buttons for the eyes (or large glass eyes as the pattern suggested). But you know, buttons + new born = choking hazard. I hope as long as the little guy has no teeth, unwinding the thread might hold some difficulty.
Many hours and cups of coffee... he's finished! Now on to the card for the...