Voodoo-Tiki's Pony Plushie Tutorial text onlyVoodoo-Tiki's Pony Plushie Tutorial text only3 years ago in Scraps More Like This
Material (see below)
General purpose thread in matching colors
Small, sharp scissors
Polyester fiberfill (stuffing)
Marker and cardstock
Supplies that aren't absolutely required, but make life easier
Beeswax - run the thread through it before sewing to prevent tangles
Locking forceps - aka hemostats. Help with turning ears and legs
Curved needle - good for finishing seams
Plastic "beanie" pellets - weight down the legs to make the plushie stand better
There are several choices for fabric, each with good and bad points.
pros: Very cheap, comes in lots of colors, available in craft stores.
cons: Shows stitching, hard to turn.
pros: Comes in lots of colors, easy to work with, widely available.
cons: Shows seams, can stretch and distort the shape, can be expensive.
pros: Decent range of colors, very soft finish, good for smaller plushies.
cons: Hard to find in stores, very floppy so it require