22 June 2013

Crinkle Crinkle Little Starfish

And yet another baby stash gift!  I stumbled across these super cute baby starfish that crinkle!  I found the pattern over at American Felt and Craft Blog.  I enlarged the pattern a little.  I also purchased the crinkle material from them as well.  I have seen people use other household items in order to make toys crinkle, but this stuff can go in the dryer and is super crinkly!

I traced my pattern onto freezer paper and ironed onto my wool felt.

I then did a bunch of random french knots over the front of the starfish.  I usually wrapped the knot 3-4 times to get some good bumps on the surface.  Then embroidered some eyes and a mouth.

I cut a piece of crinkle material little larger than my starfish.  This is where I deviated from the original tutorial. 

I sandwiched the crinkle material in between the 2 felt pieces and pinned. I sewed around the starfish and used fabric scissors to trim my seam.

Keep all the crinkle material scraps. Can use to stuff another baby toy project.

Click here to get the starfish pattern.

Linked up with Skip to My Lou for Made By You Monday.

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