I’m ammending this post to include the Whiplash button because Whip-up is cool, and they would like to see everyone’s favorite hand-crafts and share the goodness. My fave is the owl softie. It’s funky looking and I love the quilt too. Besides, What’s not to like about crafts based on kids’ drawings?
Yesterday was a Katja-centered sewing day. She’s been hounding me for months to make a Snow White dress for her favorite stuffed animal Doglass. At the begining of last winter I made a “warm suit” for Doglass (basically footie pajamas made from blue fleece). So today I finally capitulated. Here’s the result:
A few months ago, I was inspired by a Martha Stewart Kids (winter 2005) article about making soft toys from kids’ drawings. I knew immediately what drawing needed to become a softie:
All I needed was an appropriate fabic. While shopping for clown costume fabrics two weeks ago, I came across the perfect psychodelic fur (no relation to the band — I think). So, here’s the finished owl in three dimentional form, followed by the owl with it’s quilt, and the owl with Katja, who was very proud to have designed her own softie.