Free pattern: Hippopotamus softie

Free pattern: Hippopotamus softieFree pattern: Hippopotamus softie The second I saw this hippo softie pattern by Verflixt & Zugenäht, all plans to work on responsible projects today went out the window.  Instead, I’m printing the pattern with plans to sew him up today. … Read more ...

Free pattern: Trixie the Donkey

Free pattern: Trixie the DonkeyFree pattern: Trixie the Donkey The Pattern Patter blog shares a free vintage pattern for making this adorable felt donkey.  She’s hand stitched together from felt – a good project to make while hanging out with the family.  The vintage… Read more ...

Tips and tools for softie making

Tips and tools for softie makingTips and tools for softie making Softie making involves sewing lots of small bits and pieces, turning narrow tubes, etc.  And when you’re sewing small bits like that, it’s helpful to have the right tools.  They’ll help make fast work… Read more ...