Patchwork Dog with Toy Chest 2 Fabrics

Patchwork Dog with Toy Chest 2 Fabrics

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Toy Chest 2 Quilting Fabrics

from Penny Rose Studios for Riley Blake

 

Heres how to make this super easy Patchwork Dog, perfect pattern for beginners.

you will need

11 Strips 2.5 inch fabric

Ribbon

Eyes ( use Safety Eyes if its for a child or to be used as a toy)

Black felt Toy Filling

Cut

84 x 2.5 inch square from the assorted strips

Use a 1/4 inch seam

Arrange the squares in to 2 dog shapes, as shown making sure you do a reverse image, sew together the squares rows or columns, iron and then sew these together taking care where the are placed. Iron over the dog shapes.

Cut the piece of black felt in a tongue shape, Take 2 squares and sew the tongue shape in-between

Sew together the remaining squares in one long strip.

Start to pin the strip right sides together, begin with the tongue piece so that it sticks out at the bottom of the dogs face.

Sew the long strip in place taking care where the shape starts to form, ie legs, face, ear, tail.

Repeat with other side of the dog leaving a gap to allow you to stuff with toy filling, ensure all corners are pushed out and filled. Stitch opening shut, and attach the ribbon, your Patchwork Dog is done, now just give him a name!

 


Simple Patchwork Baby Quilt using Toy Chest 2 Fabrics

This is a baby quilt that i made with Toy Chest 2 fabrics, they are so lovely to use, and the tiny designs with Ducks, rabbits flowers and dogs just lend themselves so well to patchwork quilts and craft projects. my favourite print is Little Bo Peep as used here in the red she's just super cute !


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