taggie-toy-titleLucy from The Things We Do shows how to make this super cute spotted horse taggie toy for a baby.  The small horse softie is packed with textures and colors for young fingers to explore.  He has a mane made from ribbon tags …

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Tutorial: Child's matching game from fabric scrapsHeather from Feather’s Flights shows how you can make a child’s matching game out of your fabric scraps.  What’s neat about this project is that you can start with a small group of matching squares, and add to it later as your …

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Tutorial: Soft rattle baby blocksAbby Glassenberg from While She Naps, and author of Stuffed Animals: From Concept to Construction, shares a tutorial showing how to make a soft rattle block for a baby.  Make the sides of the blocks in a variety of colors and …

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Tutorial: Stuffed animal harnessCall Ajaire shows how you can make a stuffed animal harness to keep a child’s favorite soft toy from getting lost when you’re out and about.  Ohhh, how I wish I had one of these when my own daughter was …

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Abby talks about safety testing of handmade toys for small childrenAbby Glassenberg from While She Naps, and author of Stuffed Animals: From Concept to Construction, has written an excellent blog post about safety requirements for selling handmade toys intended for small children.  It’s a confusing topic, and can be overwhelming, too, …

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Free pattern: Peanut Baby SoftieRachel from Imagine Gnats shares a free pattern for her Peanut Baby over at JoAnn fabrics website.  This would make a sweet baby gift!  You can make the hair and the skin to match the child’s.  Or, make them from a rainbow …

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felt lion taggy toyNancy from Small Things with Love made this cuuuuute lion taggy toy for her baby daughter.  Her little girl loves it!  The loops are easy for little hands to grab a hold of.  The face is made of felt, and his man …

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This blog is no longer active.  Prayse from A Barefoot Bride shares a tutorial for making this puffy taggie caterpillar toy.  His body is made from fabric puffs, with ribbon tags for his little feet.  Cu-u-ute!  Go to her tute

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Giraffe Baby RaddleMira from Sewing The Littleheart Collection made this soft fabric giraffe baby rattle in anticipation of a baby boom among her circle of friends.  The long narrow neck is easy for baby’s hand  to hold.  Inside, a plastic tube is filled …

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La Bouilloire Noire shows how to make a pair of baby rattles for the geeky set. One is the Yoda rattle you see here.  The other is one made to look like the ever logical Mr. Spock.  These would make …

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Laura from Wilsons shares a tutorial on her blog showing how she makes rattles to place inside softie toys for babies and toddlers.  Get the tute to see what she uses and how she puts it together.

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Head over to Lark Crafts to find out how to make this super cute bird softie baby rattle.  With tie handles, the rattle is easily attached to a stroller, a diaper bag handle, or those handy plastic links.  The free project is an …

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Emily from The Polka-Dot Umbrella shows how to make a soft baby rattle.  It’s part of their Baby Week series of posts.  The tags around the head of the soft toy are fun for baby to grab, while a bell in the insides …

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Melanie from The Crafty Cupboard shows how to make this super cute monster taggy toy.  Squeeeeal!  Look at that big monster mouth – it’s also a little handle!  And his hair is made from ribbon tags.  This would be a …

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Elizabeth from Twelve Crafts Till Christmas guest blogs over at Blue Cricket Design with a tutorial for a taggy toy in the shape of a monogram.  These would be make AWESOME baby gifts!  I’m filing this idea away for the …

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